Unsolved Murders in London 2016

Seventeen┬ámurders in London in 2016 remain unsolved*. Can you help? Lewis Elwin, 20, was stabbed to death in Tooting on 18 April 2016. Romeo Nkansah, 37, was stabbed to death on a night out in Camden on 29 May 2016. Matthew Kitandwe, 18, was stabbed to death outside his home in Battersea on 21 June […]

Unsolved Murders in London 2015

These eleven cases of murder in London in 2015 remain unsolved*. Can you help? The unsolved murder victims in the above slideshow are (click link to open case summary): Lukey Maxwell, 22, Clheve Massi, 24, Redwan El-Ghaidouni, 38, Terry Isaacs, 56, Ola Raji, 20, Erdogan Guzel, 42, Marvin Couson, 39, Sebastiano Magnanini, 46, Tadas Jarusevicius, […]

Unsolved Homicides 2013

Nine London homicide cases (murder or manslaughter) from 2013 remain unsolved. Can you help? Nobody has been charged in respect of the following victims (click to read more about each specific case): Joseph Burke-Monerville, 19, was shot dead in Clapton, east London, on 16 February 2013. Champion Ganda, 17, was stabbed to death in Forest […]

The Jack the Stripper Files: Closed until 2050

The police report which might shed light on the unsolved murders carried out by ‘Jack the Stripper’ in London in the 1960s is currently locked away in the National Archives, marked not to be opened until 2050. If you were wondering why this is necessary nearly 50 years after the killings, then a recent Freedom […]

The Terry Gregory Case

The list of Freedom of Information requests dealt with by the Metropolitan Police can make fascinating reading. The most recent from the beginning of March concern questions about ‘road spike apparatus accidents’, statistics on pickpocketing and the number of victims of knife crime in 2010 and 2011. We have previously featured the Met’s five-year list […]

A Sister’s Plea for Help

The sister of a father-of-five who was murdered three years ago blames The Sun newspaper for the failure to catch his killers. In December 2011, Sarah-Jane Cunningham spent the third anniversary of her brother’s death handing out police appeal notices. She was prepared for indifference. But she was genuinely shocked when some members of the […]