A man has been charged with murder a fatal a stabbing at Brent Cross Shopping Centre.

Bhoniefas Rexson, aged 18 of Buck Lane in Kingsbury, was charged with murder and possession of a pointed or bladed article in a public place.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to Brent Cross Shopping Centre at 6.45pm on Tuesday following reports of a group of males fighting.

The force have said Gedeon Ngwendema, 21, was the victim found stabbed at the scene, before he died a short while later, despite the efforts of officers, members of the public and ambulance staff.

A post-mortem examination was carried out on Wednesday at Northwick Park Mortuary and found the cause of death to have been a single stab wound.

Police at the scene (photo @MrShneor)

Police at the scene (photo @MrShneor)

Rexson was arrested on the evening of Tuesday (May 4) and two men who were also arrested in connection with Gedeon’s murder have been bailed to return to a north London police station at a date in early June.

This includes a man, aged 20 from Harrow, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 22-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder and affray.

A crime scene was in place at the shopping centre following the incident, and police have warned the public to expect to see an increased presence of officers in the area.

Detectives are continuing to investigate and are appealing for anyone with information to call the incident room on 0208 358 1010 or 101, providing the reference CAD 6136/04MAY.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.