Man denies murder of Camden sixth-form student

Shaquan died from a single stab wound to the chest (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Shaquan died from a single stab wound to the chest (Photo: Metropolitan Police) - Credit: Archant

A man accused of stabbing a Camden sixth-form pupil to death in a row outside a house party has denied murder.

Tirbutes to Shaquan, who died in January

Tirbutes to Shaquan, who died in January - Credit: Archant

Jemal Williams, 20, was charged with stabbing LaSWAP student Shaquan Sammy-Plummer, 17, in the chest.

Shaquan, who worked part-time in Waitrose, died shortly after being airlifted to hospital on the evening of January 30.

He was stabbed in Winchmore Hill, north London.

Williams appeared at the Old Bailey by video link from prison to enter his not guilty plea.

The Recorder of London, judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, set the trial for April 11 next year.

Williams, of Berkeley Gardens, Winchmore Hill, was remanded in custody.

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Detectives had offered a £20,000 reward for information about Shaquan’s murder prior to the arrest and charge of Williams in October.

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