Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 19-year-broken-down Stefan Valentine Balaban in Edgware bear arrested 5 young of us.
The boys – [A], [B], [C] and [D], all worn 16, and [E] worn 17 and all were arrested on suspicion of murder after warrants were carried out in north London this morning.
Stefan’s family were informed of this vogue. They’re being supported by specialist officers.
Police were called at roughly 01:05hrs on Friday, 28 July to reviews of a particular person suffering a stab injury in Whitchurch Lane.
Officers attended alongside with the London Ambulance Provider and London’s Air Ambulance.
With out reference to the efforts of the emergency services and products, Stefan died at the scene.
A put up-mortem examination held on Saturday, 29 July gave space off of loss of life as a stab harm to the chest.
Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Explain are leading the investigation and enquiries are ongoing.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil John, who’s leading the investigation, said: “My tips are with Stefan’s family as they come to terms with this dreadful information. We can finish everything we are capable of to reinforce them and bring whoever is responsible to justice.
“These arrests designate well-known growth in what is a lickety-split-moving investigation. We maintain there are outstanding suspects and our work to mark these of us continues.
“Our work is a lot from finished and we’d perchance just like the final public’s wait on. I remain alive to to hear from anybody who has information, no topic how cramped or insignificant it would possibly perchance per chance well appear.
“I would additionally like to hear from any drivers who turned into passing thru the remark and bear sprint cam photographs to come forward.”
Information is inclined to be offered to the incident room by calling 020 8358 0100. Alternatively, call 101 quoting CAD 334/28Jul.
That it’s doubtless you’ll also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111