Joshua Folkes murder accused appears in court

Joshua Folkes
Image caption Joshua Folkes died from a stab wound to the chest

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a teenager in north London.

Kreshnik Etemi, 18, of Muswell Hill, north London, appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.

He is accused of killing Joshua Folkes, 17, who was stabbed to death outside a friend's home in Palmers Green, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Earlier on Saturday, police arrested a 17-year-old boy in the Clerkenwell area, on suspicion of murder.

A 15-year-old girl arrested in Enfield on Wednesday in connection with the murder, has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

A post-mortem examination confirmed the cause of Joshua's death as a stab wound to the chest.

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