Lewis Blackman, AKA Dotz, fatal stabbing: Fifth teenage boy charged with murder of Kentish Town 19-year-old

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Lewis Blackman, AKA

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Lewis Blackman, AKA Dotz. Picture: MET POLICE - Credit: Archant

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Lewis Blackman.

Friends and family held a vigil for Dotz on the Peckwater Estate.

Friends and family held a vigil for Dotz on the Peckwater Estate. - Credit: Archant

Mr Blackman, also known as ‘Dotz’, died from stab wounds in Logan Place, Kensington, in the early hours of Sunday, February 18.

Three 16-year-olds and a fourth boy, aged 17, have already been charged.

A fourth 16-year-old was charged with murder and possession of a blade yesterday.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 15 March. He will appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 16 March.

Mr Blackman, a former Acland Burghley pupil from Kentish Town, was given first aid after he was found injured at 3.20am, but he died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination found he died from stab wounds to the chest.

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Two other teens, aged 19 and 16, have been released under investigation.