20/04/2010

Man Charged With Hoxton Killing

A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a teenage girl who was shot in the neck at a takeaway restaurant.

Leon Dunkley, of east London, has been charged with the murder, and a 16-year-old boy was released on bail until June.

Mr Dunkley is due to appear before Westminster magistrates later.

Agnes Sina-Inakoju, 16, was shot as she stood with a group of her friends inside the fast food outlet in east London last Wednesday evening.

Police were called to the Hoxton Chicken and Pizza fast food outlet in Hoxton Street, Hackney, shortly after 7pm.

The victim was taken by ambulance to an east London hospital but died on Friday morning.

A post-mortem examination carried out at Poplar mortuary gave the cause of death as a gunshot wound.

See also: Girl Shot In Hackney Dies

(LB/BMcC)

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