Barking murder suspect remanded in custody

A teenager charged with murdering a man at a Burger King restaurant was remanded in custody today.

Daniel Lewis, 19, of Gurney Close, Barking, allegedly stabbed Pelivan Zekaj in the chest at the fast food outlet in Wood Green.

Mr Zekaj, an Albanian national from Finsbury Park, north London, died on October 4. He was 23.

Lewis was remanded in custody after appearing at the Old Bailey today.

A plea and case management hearing is to take place on January 18 next year.

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