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New Year's Day Islington murder: Second person arrested

New Year's stabbings Image copyright PA
Image caption Police at the scene of the stabbing at Bartholomew Court, Old Street

Police investigating the murder of a 20-year-old man in north London on New Year's Day have made a second arrest.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on Thursday morning in Hackney on suspicion of his murder.

It follows police arresting a 19-year-old man in connection with the murder, who remains in custody.

The victim was stabbed at a flat in Bartholomew Court, Islington on New Year's Day.

A second 20-year-old victim stabbed during the incident remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

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