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Brent Cross stabbing death victim named

Heathfield Gardens street scene Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to Heathfield Gardens at about 19:15 GMT on Friday

A man who died after a fight in north London on Friday has been named by police as Joseph Olopo.

Scotland Yard said that a post-mortem investigation revealed the 21-year-old had died after being stabbed in the neck during the brawl near Brent Cross Underground Station.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and has been released on bail.

A 17-year-old boy was also arrested but released without charge.

The Metropolitan Police's homicide and major crime command has launched a murder investigation following the fight in Heathfield Gardens, Brent Cross.

Officers were called at about 19:15 GMT and found Mr Olopo, from nearby Colindale, with a stab wound to his neck. He died in hospital the following day.

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