Two men arrested on suspicion of East Finchley double murder

Bervil Ekofo with his sister Francine

Bervil Ekofo with his sister Francine - Credit: Archant

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the double shooting of an aunt and her nephew in East Finchley.

The families gather to grieve. Photo: PA

The families gather to grieve. Photo: PA - Credit: PA

Detectives arrested a 20-year-old man in the early hours on Saturday and he has been released on bail until late October pending further investigations.

A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday and is currently in custody at a north London Police station.

Mother-of-nine Annie Besala Ekofo, 53, and her 21-year-old nephew Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo were gunned down at around 6am on Thursday September 15 at a house in Elmshurst Crescent.

Four other people, including a child, who were also inside the address at the time were not harmed.


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A post-mortem examination on Bervil Kalikaka-Ekofo found cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Enquiries continue.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8358 0300, or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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