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New arrest in Ahmed Beker murder investigation

News   •   Jul 07, 2021 11:40 BST

Victim: Ahmed Beker

Detectives investigating the murder of Ahmed Beker in Paddington have made a further arrest.

An 18- year-man [C] was arrested on Tuesday, 6 July on suspicion of murder. He has subsequently been released on bail to a date in early August.

A murder investigation was launched following the fatal stabbing of Ahmed in Paddington Green, W2 at 21:13hrs on Friday, 26 February.

Police, London Ambulance Service (LAS) and London’s Air Ambulance were all called to the scene but despite their best efforts, 19-year-old Ahmed was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries into the circumstances by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime remain ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call 101 or tweet @MetCC with the reference CAD7919/26FEB.

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Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

= Two 18-year-old men [A] and [B] have previously been charged with Ahmed’s murder.