Fares Maatou Wiki
Fares Maatou Biography
Who was Fares Maatou?
Fares Maatou was a boy who was allegedly stabbed to death with a “samurai sword” in front of a pizzeria while trying to defend his friend from attackers, according to witnesses. He was attacked near Zetta’s pizzeria in Newham, East London, before 4pm on Friday by children who tried to take his scooter.
Police confirmed today that two teenagers, ages 14 and 15, were arrested on suspicion of murder, and a second 15-year-old boy was also arrested.
How old was Fares Maatou?
Fares Maatou was 14 years old at the time of his death, on April 23, 2021.
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Police said Fares, whose father is “seriously ill” in hospital with Covid-19, is believed to have been “attacked with a large-leaf object.” Witnesses have alleged that it was a ‘samurai sword’, and a friend wrote in a post deleted from Instagram: ‘That was my boy. He was made with a samurai sword. ”
A friend of the victim said Fares had been trying to protect him during a dispute in Canning Town when the fatal stabbing occurred.
The teenager was also hit in the head with a metal pole, witnesses say, after which the attackers allegedly took the electric scooter from him. Police and paramedics rushed to Barking Road following reports of the stabbing yesterday afternoon, but Fares was pronounced dead around 4.30pm.
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Waiters at the nearby pizzeria had tried to resuscitate the teenager while waiting for emergency services to arrive, according to reports.
DCI Crime Specialist Perry Benton said today: The “Fares” family is, of course, absolutely devastated. I have assured you of my full commitment to bring those responsible for this senseless murder to justice.
“They will be supported by specialized officers at every stage of what will be an ordeal for them in the weeks, months and years to come.
“We have already seen fantastic support and we have received a great deal of information from the local population. I thank you for that and ask anyone with information or witnesses who have not yet spoken to the police to come forward and tell the officers what they know.
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“We are reconstructing the image of what happened on Friday afternoon, and every fragment of that image will be crucial … Three children have been arrested and remain in police custody. This is a fast-moving investigation and there will be more news. ”
It comes after it became known today that Fares’s father is seriously ill in hospital with Covid-19, according to a family friend.
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Speaking of the incident, a witness claimed that Fares had died while he was “protecting” him from a group who then “took the scooter from him.”
He described the moment the victim “fell to the ground after he was allegedly” stabbed, “adding:” I looked at you brother thinking they really caught him. “Another witness said a friend had performed CPR on Fares and given him “word of mouth” in a desperate attempt to save him after the attack.
The 40-year-old business owner said: “I was the first person to call 999 and while I was on the phone, a FedEx driver came up and started CPR.
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The victim’s mother had arrived at the scene shortly after the attack and she fainted upon learning that her son had died, the Sun reported. A lifelong friend, 15, who had known Fares since he was in kindergarten and visited the crime scene with her mother, said: “He was really nice.
Tributes have been held around the scene today, with neighbors describing the harrowing moment when paramedics rushed to save the boy. Friends also paid tribute to the “kind person who loved everyone when they came to the place on Barking Road to lay flowers.”
“He was about to turn 15 in May, it’s heartbreaking.”
“The boys… who attacked him were dressed in normal clothes. We tried to help him, I checked his pulse, but he was gone. “