Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Islington on Christmas Day have charged a man with murder – UKNIP

Amar Nafazy, 55 of Holloway Road, N7, was charged on Monday, 26 December. He will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 27 December.
Police attended a residential address in Holloway Road, N7, at 4.55pm on Sunday, 25 December following concerns for the welfare of a resident.
They found a man with a stab injury and immediately provided first aid. The London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance also attended. Despite their efforts, a 54-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
He has since been identified as Claudius Francis. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
A post-mortem examination held on Monday, 26 December, confirmed he died as a result of multiple stab wounds.
Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 3363/25Dec. To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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