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Hainault sword attack: Daniel Anjorin’s fundraiser hits target as man appears in court accused of murder

Marcus Monzo arrives in court accused of the murder of schoolboy Daniel Anjori in Hainault

A fundraiser set up following the death of 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin has surpassed £45,000 just one day after it was set up.

The GoFundMe page was created Wednesday by a friend of Daniel’s brother to raise money for the family.

Teenager Daniel Anjorin died Tuesday morning after being stabbed by a man wielding a sword. A suspect is currently being tried in court for murder.

“On April 30, 2024, when (Daniel) was on his way to school, he was attacked mercilessly and unfortunately died from the injuries he suffered,” the message on the page reads. “He was only in Year 9 and was a beloved student at Bancrofts in Woodford. “He meant a lot to a lot of people and he will be greatly missed.” Creator Kwasi Asare hopes to raise at least £60,000 through the page.

Tributes to Daniel have been pouring in since his death. A statement issued by his school said: “We are devastated by the heartbreaking news… This has left us in deep shock and sadness.”

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Daniel Anjorin’s fundraising exceeds £45,000

A fundraiser organized by a family friend of the late Daniel Anjorin surpassed £45,000 just one day after it was set up.

The fund was created as a means to send money to Daniel’s family after his death on Tuesday.

The fund’s aim is to raise £60,000. You can see the GoFundMe page here.

Tom WatlingMay 2, 2024 8:45 p.m.

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Tributes flood in for student killed in Hainault sword attack as tens of thousands are raised for family

Tens of thousands of pounds have already been raised for the family of 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin, who was on his way to school on Tuesday when he was stabbed to death in Hainault.

A close friend of Daniel’s family said the teenager was “very loved by everyone he met… he meant a lot to a lot of people and will be greatly missed.”

Tom WatlingMay 2, 2024 8:00 p.m.

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More details of sword attack emerge as suspect appears in court

A man accused of attacking with a samurai sword ran after a 14-year-old boy before slashing him in the neck and chest, a court heard.

Marcus Arduini Monzo, a dual Spanish-Brazilian national and resident of Newham, east London, is accused of murdering teenager Daniel Anjorin as he walked to school on Tuesday and injuring four other people.

The 36-year-old appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, wearing a gray sweatshirt and gray tracksuit bottoms, with his left arm crossed over his chest.

Tom WatlingMay 2, 2024 7:15 p.m.

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Deadly swords too easy to buy, anti-knife campaigners warn after death of Daniel Anjorin

Patrick Green, chief executive of knife crime charity Ben Kinsella Trust, said he was “horrified” by the death of Daniel Anjorin, who was killed in a sword attack near his home in Hainault on Tuesday.

“There are many other agricultural tools available that can do similar work to a machete,” he said. The independent.

Tom WatlingMay 2, 2024 18:30

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Local groups pay tribute to Daniel Anjorin

A group called Nigerians in the UK has paid tribute to 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin, who died on Tuesday.

Tom WatlingMay 2, 2024 17:45

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Headteacher pays tribute to Daniel Anjorin as school mourns ‘heartbreaking loss’ of pupil

The headteacher of Daniel Anjorin’s Bancroft’s School has paid tribute to the 14-year-old boy as the community mourns the “heartbreaking loss” of one of his pupils.

Simon Marshall, headteacher at the private school in Woodford Green, said in a statement: “Daniel joined Bancroft’s aged seven and quickly became a central member of our community. He was a true scholar and demonstrated commendable dedication to his academic pursuits. His positive nature and kind nature will leave a lasting impact on us. Losing such a young student is something that will always be difficult for us to accept. Our thoughts and prayers at this time are with Daniel’s family and friends.

“It seems hard to believe that less than a year after the terrible death of Grace O’Malley Kumar in the Nottingham attacks we are facing new pain.

“All we can do for now is take care of each other and respect the privacy of Daniel’s family – this is a time of deep grief and as a community we will bear it better if we come together with kindness and compassion.”

He added that the school will be open over the next few afternoons for members of the Bancroft community to come and lay flowers at the Chapel and sign a book of condolence.

Tara CobhamMay 2, 2024 17:00

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Tributes flood in for student killed in Hainault sword attack as tens of thousands are raised for family

Tens of thousands of pounds have already been raised for the family of 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin, who was on his way to school on Tuesday when he was stabbed to death in Hainault.

A close friend of Daniel’s family said the teenager was “very loved by everyone he met… he meant a lot to a lot of people and will be greatly missed.”

Tara CobhamMay 2, 2024 16:15

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In pictures: Marcus Monzo appears in court accused of murdering schoolboy

Marcus Aurelio Arduini Monzo appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday charged with the murder of 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin. (Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire)

Tara CobhamMay 2, 2024 3:30 p.m.

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Suspect of stabbing Hainault appears in court changed for the murder of a schoolboy

Marcus Monzo, 36, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, having also been charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm, aggravated robbery and possession of a bladed article.

Dressed in a gray tracksuit, he appeared with four prison officers and spoke to confirm his name.

Tara CobhamMay 2, 2024 2:45 p.m.

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Daniel didn’t hear warnings before attack because he had headphones on, neighbor says

Daniel Anjorin’s neighbor told how she and others had tried to shout warnings at him before he was attacked, but he couldn’t hear them because he had headphones on.

The attacker initially confronted Aiste Dabasinskaite on Tuesday morning before attacking the 14-year-old.

She said: “We were shouting and waving at Daniel… (but) he had his headphones on so he couldn’t hear us. “It just happened before our eyes, it was horrible.”

He also extended his condolences to the family.

“It’s horrible, isn’t it? Poor guy. I feel really bad for his family,” she said.

“Like my next-door neighbor, we used to say hello and greet each other in the mornings when he was leaving for school.”

Of the great support from the local community, he said: “It’s lovely, it’s really nice, we’ve had people come from all over, come and leave flowers. “They support us a lot, we have a great community here, we never expected something like this to happen.”

Tara CobhamMay 2, 2024 2:00 p.m.