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Fifth male charged in connection with murder of Daniel Laskos

Four other males have previously been charged with murder (credit: Metropolitan Police)

A fifth male has been charged and a further arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Daniel Laskos in Harold Wood.

The 16-year-old victim was stabbed to death in Church Road on Friday, 7 May. 

Loushawn Barnes, 18, of Romford, is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 20 May charged with murder. 

Police also detained an 17-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, on suspicion of murder yesterday. He remains in custody at an east London police station. 

Four other males have previously been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the attack. 

A 15-year-old male, who also cannot be named for legal reasons, and Joshua Kerr, 18, of Romford, were both arrested on the day of the murder. Callum Hands, 19, of Romford, was detained two days later. Rakeem Green-Matthews, 18, of Romford, was also arrested on Wednesday, 19 May in connection with the murder. 

All four are next due to appear in court at the Old Bailey on Friday, 30 July.

Two other males arrested on suspicion of murder and another detained on suspicion of affray have been released on bail to return at a date in early June. 

Detectives are still investigating the attack and are appealing for anyone with information to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6572/07May.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.

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