London rapper Unknown T has officially been charged with murder. The drill rapper, whose real name is Daniel Lena, is being accused of violent disorder and murder in the case of 20-year-old Steven Narvaez-Jara. The young man was at Unknown T’s New Years Eve party this year when, in the early hours of the morning, he was taken to the hospital with stab injuries. Steven was pronounced dead on the scene. A second man recovered from a stabbing at the same party.
Police say they were called to a flat near Old Street Station on January 1, 2018. Narvaez-Jara was found with stab injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Another 20-year-old man found at the scene with stab injuries was taken to hospital and recovered.
Narvaez-Jara was a physics and aerospace student at the University of Hertfordshire, and an aspiring pilot. A friend who set up a fundraising page for his funeral wrote he “was loved amongst his family and peers and as the Ecuadorian young man he was, he was full of life and loved a great party”. He was one of four young men stabbed to death within 15 hours of each other over the new year period.
Unknown T was arrested alongside two other men and all three are set to appear in a London courthouse on Thursday. According to the report, Narvaez-Jara was the first stabbing victim of this year in London.
Unknown T is well-known for his record “Homerton B,” which established himself as one of the strongest up-and-comers in the U.K. drill scene. He recently linked up with AJ Tracey on “Leave Dat Trap” and with WSTRN on “Medusa.