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Police confident Clapton murder is Joseph Burke-Monerville

February 18, 2013, 5:37 am

A 19-year-old man who was shot and killed in Clapton has been named.

While formal identification awaits, police are confident that the deceased is Joseph Burke-Monerville, aged 19 (04.09.93) from the Islington area.

Next of kin have been informed.

A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place on Monday, 18 February, at Poplar Mortuary.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses and information following the murder.

Officers were called after two men were shot while sitting in a parked car in Hindrey Road E5 at approx. 20.20hrs on Saturday, 16 February.

A third man, aged 19, was also in the vehicle – he was not injured.

London Ambulance Service attended and the two injured men were taken to
hospital – Joseph died there at approx. 23.10hrs.

The second victim, aged 22, is understood to be in a serious but stable
condition.

Police are appealing for information on two suspects seen running from
the scene.

The first man is black, and the second is light-skinned – possibly of
Asian or Turkish appearance. They were seen making off on foot from
Hindrey Road E5 after the shooting, heading towards the nearby Pembury
Estate.

Detectives from Trident are leading the inquiry. An incident room has
opened at Hendon under Detective Chief Inspector Kenny McDonald.

DCI McDonald said:

“Our early inquiries suggest that Joseph and those he was in the car
with have no links to gangs. We continue to work to try and establish
the motive for this murder.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting and
may have seen the incident, or two males fleeing the scene, to contact
officers.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 020 8733
4211. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There has been no arrest at present.

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