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Four new arrests in Abdirashid Mohamoud murder

News   •   Feb 14, 2020 15:58 GMT

[Victim: Abdirashid Mohamoud]

Detectives investigating the murder of 17-year-old Abdirashid Mohamoud at Union Lane, Isleworth on Friday, 22 March 2019, have made four more arrests.

The arrests were made at various addresses on Thursday, 13 February.

[C] A 23-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday, 13 February at an address in Osterley. He was taken to a central London police station and subsequently released on bail to a date in late March.

[D] A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice at an address in Isleworth. He was taken to a central London police station and subsequently released on bail to a date in late March.

[E] A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after presenting himself at Acton Police Station following arrest enquiries at his home address. He was taken to a central London police station and subsequently released on bail to a date in late March.

[F] A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at Kingston Crown Court after he was produced from HMP Wandsworth where his currently detained for separate matters. He was taken to a central London police station and subsequently released on bail to a date in late March.

Officers were called at around 22:35hrs on Friday, 22 March 2019, to reports that a teenager had been stabbed near flats in Union Lane, Isleworth.

On arrival, officers found 17-year-old Abdirashid Mohamoud, from Brentford, suffering stab injuries outside the flats. The London Ambulance Service also attended and administered first aid but Abdirashid sadly died at the scene a short time later.

A post-mortem examination held on 24 March 2019, at Uxbridge Mortuary established that the victim had died from stab injuries.

An investigation is underway by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command led by Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard.

Any witnesses or anyone with information that may assist police is urged to call 020 8721 4622 or call 101 quoting CAD 8396/22Mar. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

If any young people have information about violence or knife crime, they can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.

If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive.

+ Two men were previously arrested. They are:

[A] A male aged 23 arrested on 30 March 2019 on suspicion of murder is currently released under investigation.

[B] A male, aged 22, arrested on 15 April 2019 on suspicion of murder is currently released under investigation.