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Man charged with terrorism-related murder following Finsbury Park incident

23/06/2017

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, the CPS authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder following the incident in Finsbury Park in the early hours of Monday 19 June.

"He will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 23 June in relation to these charges.

"The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mr Osborne are live and that he has a right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice ongoing proceedings."

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