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 […]

Sanction Detection Rates

The ‘murder rate’ is one way of measuring the effectiveness of the justice system. Another is the percentage of homicides that are ‘cleared up’ – otherwise known as the Sanction Detection Rate. This means cases where a suspect has been identified but not necessarily convicted of the crime, perhaps because they have been acquitted on […]