A man has been charged with the murder of a teenage boy who was stabbed to death.

Bernard Carroll, of Church Street in Edmonton, was arrested on Monday (November 6) and alter charged with the murder of 16-year-old Taye Faik.

The 19-year-old is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (November 8).

Police were called to Kendal Gardens in Edmonton on October 1 at 11.27pm to reports of a stabbing.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, Taye was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination on October 4 established the cause of death as a sharp force trauma to the chest.

A 16-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of murder but has been released on bail.

Three other people, a man, 20, and two 22-year-old women, were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and have all been bailed.

Detective Inspector Ben Dalloway is investigating. He said: “I’d like to thank the members of the public who have come forward to speak to us so far. We remain keen to hear from anyone who has yet to speak to police; the slightest fragment of information could prove crucial.

“Any witnesses who are yet to speak with police and anyone with information that may assist the investigation should submit this via our special online portal: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/01MPS23V75-PO1

To share information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.