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Arrests made as part of Whetstone murder probe

Detectives investigating fatal stabbing arrest three people

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Olsi Kuka was killed in Whetstone last week
By Barnet Post 16 May 2022

Three people were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday following the fatal stabbing of a man in Whetstone last week. Three people were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday following the fatal stabbing of a man in Whetstone last week.

Two men – aged 33 and 25 – and a woman – aged 24 – were arrested. The men remain in custody, the woman has been bailed until mid June. Two men – aged 33 and 25 – and a woman – aged 24 – were arrested. The men remain in custody, the woman has been bailed until mid June.

Police were called by paramedics shortly before 3am on Wednesday 11th May after receiving reports of an injured man in a flat off High Road, N20.Police were called by paramedics shortly before 3am on Wednesday 11th May after receiving reports of an injured man in a flat off High Road, N20.

Officers attended with paramedics and found a 30-year-old man with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.Officers attended with paramedics and found a 30-year-old man with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The victim has been identified as Olsi Kuka. The police are in contact with his family and are providing them with support.The victim has been identified as Olsi Kuka. The police are in contact with his family and are providing them with support.

A 35-year-old man was initially arrested but was later released with no further action to be taken against him.A 35-year-old man was initially arrested but was later released with no further action to be taken against him.

The police are asking for anyone with information about the murder to come forward by calling 101 with the reference 655/11MAY or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.The police are asking for anyone with information about the murder to come forward by calling 101 with the reference 655/11MAY or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.