PC Keith Blakelock
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Man charged with Blakelock murder

A 44-year-old man has been charged with the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during riots in north London in 1985.

The 40-year-old Met police officer was attacked while on duty during the unrest at Broadwater Farm in Tottenham.

He was stabbed to death as he tried to protect firefighters as they tackled a blaze at a supermarket.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 23 Jul 2013