Image Of A Man Stabbed To Death In Hampstead, London Revealed

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The identity of a man who was stabbed to death in South Hampstead in London on Thursday has been released by detectives investigating the murder.

The identity of a man who was stabbed to death in South Hampstead in London on Thursday has been released by detectives investigating the murder.

The police identified the man as a 20-year-old Abdullahi Hassan.

Abdullahi Hassan, the boy stabbed in South Hampstead
Abdullahi Hassan, the man stabbed in South Hampstead

He was found along with a 22-year-old man with stab wounds around 23:45hrs on Thursday, 25 July in Ainsworth House, Boundary Road, NW8.

The duo was rushed to the hospital but Abdullahi was pronounced dead at 00:37 hrs.

The police have informed his next of kin who are currently being supported by specialist officers.

A post-mortem examination conducted on Saturday, 27 July also revealed that he died of a stab wound to the chest.

The other victim whose name was not known at the time of filing this report was not critically injured.

Another Man Stabbed In Lancefield Street.

At about 00:01 hr on Friday the 26 July, members of the public called the police to Lancefield Street, W10 over the stabbing of a 20-year-old man.

The man was reportedly stabbed in the leg.

He was rushed to the hospital by the London Ambulance Service where it has since been confirmed that his wound was not life-threatening.

The detectives are currently trying to investigate the links between the two incidents.

The police believed there might be a link between the fight that broke out in NW8 at 17: 00hrs, five hours before the stabbing.

The incident took place at the entrance to South Hamstead Rail Station on Loudon Road.

Several people were reportedly injured but there was no report of life-threatening incidents.

Speaking on the issue, the Detective Chief Inspector Simon Stancombe from the Met’s Specialist Crime team said he hoped the release of the victim’s image would assist in getting information from the general public

He appealed to the general public to come forward and assist the police with any information, particularly the altercation at South Hampstead station.

He said “In releasing Abdullahi’s image we hope it may remind someone of seeing him or his killers’ at the scene and that their information may help to bring justice for Abdullahi’s family who now has to deal with his loss.

“Whilst I am appealing for any information, I am specifically keen to hear about what happened at the earlier altercation at South Hampstead station. It was during rush hour on the hottest day of the year. Were you in the area? Did you see the fight or hear what was happening?

“Please contact us and tell us what you saw; if you are worried about speaking to police, please be assured that we can work with you in the utmost confidence and sensitivity. We need your help to piece together the events of that day.”

The police say it has arrested five men between the age of 20 and 23 years on the suspicion of attempted murder.

One has been charged for murder and attempted murder.


Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information about the fatal stabbing in Boundary Road, or the man found injured in Lancefield Street, is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 10016/25Jul or the incident room on 0208 358 0200. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Young people who have information about violence or knife crime can visit where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.


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