Man appears at Old Bailey over Halloween stabbing
A man accused of a murder in Kentish Town on Halloween appeared at the Old Bailey today.
Andrew Whitefield, 52, allegedly stabbed 27-year-old Maciej Novak to death in a flat in Forge Place.
Mr Novak, from Kensal Rise, was operated on in the street in the early hours of October 31 before being taken to hospital, but he died later the same day.
A post mortem gave the cause of death as stab wounds to the chest.
Whitefield, of Horsell Road, Holloway, appeared in court by video link from prison for a short bail hearing.
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No bail application was made and he was remanded in custody.
He will return to court for a plea and case management hearing on January 10 next year.
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