Boy, 15, charged over murder of cab driver stabbed to death ‘by own passenger’ outside north London school

A BOY of 15 has been charged over the homicide of a cabbie reportedly stabbed to loss of life by his passenger.

The lad is accused of killing Gabriel Bringye, 37, who was discovered useless inside in his automobile exterior a faculty.

Gabriel Bringye, 37, was stabbed to death in Tottenham, north London on Wednesday night


Gabriel Bringye, 37, was stabbed to loss of life in Tottenham, north London on Wednesday evening
Officers at the scene following the fatal stabbing


Officers on the scene following the deadly stabbingCredit score: London Information Photos

He has been charged with homicide in reference to the Wednesday night’s killing in Tottenham, North London.

He was additionally charged with dealing with stolen property in a separate offence and was held in custody.

He appeared at Highbury Magistrates Courtroom at present and can stand on the Outdated Bailey on Tuesday.

It was initially feared Gabriel, initially from Romania, was murdered by a buyer who booked the cab utilizing the Bolt app.

Heartbroken associates say nothing was stolen they usually consider he was both the sufferer of a focused assault or rowed with the punter, Mail On-line reported.


Gabriel had been within the UK for 13 years and had labored as a minicab driver in London since 2015. 

He was planning to get married to fiancee Mara later this yr, a pal mentioned.

They added: “The marriage plans had been placed on maintain on account of Covid however Gabriel was hopeful him and Mara may marry this yr.

“It is an terrible tragedy. He was the nicest, most light human being you might meet. He would not hurt a fly. We’re all in shock. 

“We do not know if he maybe acquired into an argument with a passenger and was stabbed due to that. I can not consider why anybody would wish to damage him.”


Gabriel is the twelfth particular person to be stabbed to loss of life in London this yr, the third in per week and the fifth in simply 12 days.

The variety of murders has been growing yr on yr, with an enormous spike within the quantity of individuals which might be being stabbed to loss of life. 

On the identical date this time final yr, there had been 15 murders in London, with seven of them being stabbed – virtually doubling for this yr.

It comes after 22-year-old Sven Badzak was stabbed to loss of life in Kilburn, north west London, on February 6 and Hani Solomon, 19, was killed exterior Parsons Inexperienced tube station in West London final week.

It is feared Gabriel, originally from Romania, was killed by a customer who booked the cab using the Bolt app.


It’s feared Gabriel, initially from Romania, was killed by a buyer who booked the cab utilizing the Bolt app.Credit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
Sven Badzak, 22, was stabbed to death in Kilburn earlier this month


Sven Badzak, 22, was stabbed to loss of life in Kilburn earlier this month
Hani Solomon, 18 was attacked and killed near Parsons Green underground station last week


Hani Solomon, 18 was attacked and killed close to Parsons Inexperienced underground station final week

Police are interesting for details about the newest homicide.

A Scotland Yard spokesman mentioned: “The 15-year-old boy [A] was arrested on the afternoon of Friday, 19 February on suspicion of homicide. He was additional arrested on suspicion of theft in relation to a separate offence.

“He has been taken to a north London police station the place he stays in custody.

“Police have been referred to as to Jarrow Highway, Tottenham, at 7.21pm on Wednesday after considerations have been raised about an injured man who was unresponsive inside a car on the location.

Police officers at the murder scene in Tottenham, North London


Law enforcement officials on the homicide scene in Tottenham, North LondonCredit score: London Information Photos
Police were called to Jarrow Road, Tottenham


Police have been referred to as to Jarrow Highway, TottenhamCredit score: London Information Photos

“Officers attended with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.

“Gabriel Bringye, who was 37 years outdated and from the native space, was discovered with an damage in step with having been stabbed.

“Regardless of one of the best efforts of the emergency companies, he was pronounced useless on the scene at 8pm. His subsequent of kin has been knowledgeable.”



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Murder detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are main the investigation. “

A autopsy was on account of be carried at present.

Officers are interesting for data from anybody that that may have seen something uncommon within the space.

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