London Gangs and Murder: Haringey and the ‘NPK’

At least four murders since 2018 have been linked to rivalry between groups in the north London borough. The NPK is reputed to be an offshoot of the ‘Tottenham Mandem’ (TMD) gang which dates back to the 1980s. Its name refers to its origins in the Northumberland Park area (and… You must be a paid …

London Gangs and Murder: Waltham Forest and the ‘Mali Boys’

Gang conflict in the London borough of Waltham Forest is believed responsible for at least four murders since 2016. Two recent murder cases – the mistaken shooting of Joseph Williams-Torres and the targeted stabbing of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie – highlighted the impact of gang violence on rising crime in London.… You must be a paid …

County Lines, ‘Cuckooing’ and the unsolved murder of Yaya Mbye

Inquest hears police unable to prove who stabbed 26-year-old to death on 28 January 2018 Dilan Kandigali was smoking a cigarette on his balcony at around 11.25pm when he heard three loud screams. As he looked across the George Downing Estate in Stoke Newington, north London, he saw three men.… You must be a paid …

The murder of Diane Dyer: Timeline of a Domestic Homicide

Three months before she was beaten to death in her own home, Diane Dyer met her killer while walking her dog. Diane was 61 years of age, with two adult children and two grandchildren. She had spent 41 of those years married to her ex-husband but had recently separated and… You must be a paid …

Killed by his carer: The death of Brian Wieland

Inquest hears Myrtella Williams would have been charged with murder of 69-year-old Chingford accountant if she had survived Brian was a remarkable and amazing person – happy go lucky, talented and hardworking. He never once complained about being disabled in a wheelchair. He was dealt a hard hand but turned… You must be a paid …