Thursday, 15 September 2016

Woman and nephew shot dead at flat in East Finchley, north London

A man and a woman were found shot dead this morning at a flat in north London. Both were pronounced dead at the scene after police were called to a block of flats on Elmhurst Crescent in East Finchley at around 6:25am.

The victims of a have been named as Anny Ekofo, 52, a mother of nine, and her nephew Bervil Ekofo, 21.

The incident happened in Ms Ekofo’s home in Elmshurst Crescent, East Finchley, after five men burst into the flat and shot Ms Ekofo, before shooting nephew, relatives said.

An investigation has now been launched by the Met police. A Met police spokesman said: "Police were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 06.25hrs on Thursday, 15 September to reports of two people injured at an address in Elmshurst Crescent, N2. "

Members of the pair's family said that they were originally from The Congo, in Africa, and came to Britain in 1991.

No arrests have been made.

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