A teenager has been charged with murdering a man stabbed at a knife awareness course in London
Hakim Sillah, 18, was attacked in the youth offending service department of the Hillingdon Civic Center in Uxbridge on Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police said a group had gathered at the venue when a fight broke out. Mr Sillah was taken to hospital but died an hour later.
A 17 – year-old boy will appear before Uxbridge magistrates on Saturday.
A teenage boy who sustained a knife wound to his ear was praised by detectives for “bravely” trying to break up the fight.
In a statement, Mr Sillah’s family described him as “a lovely lad who cared about
“He loved looking after his little brother, who had been ill,” they said.
Det Ch Insp Noel McHugh said: “A young man with his whole life ahead of him has been fatally attacked and his family are absolutely devastated . “