Homicide Victims in London in 2019

Total: 148 (last updated 2/07/20) See also: Map of homicides in London in 2019 Note: This is not an official record and may differ from any lists compiled by police etc. It includes murder and manslaughter cases. Other deaths (e.g. unexplained) are listed separately afterwards. Charlotte Huggins, 33, was stabbed… You must be a paid […]

Cuts to the ‘Murder Squad’

The Metropolitan Police unit responsible for investigating murders* in London was cut by nearly 40 per cent between 2004 and 2017 (see table below). Figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request show the Homicide and Serious Crime Command (HSCC) reduced in total strength almost every year over that period. The sharpest fall was from […]

Unsolved Murders in London: 2016

Thirteen murders in London in 2016 remain unsolved*. Can you help? Harjit Singh Dulai, 44, was stabbed to death after meeting a drug dealer in Rosedale Park off Albion Road in Hayes at around 6.40pm on 27 January 2016. A 16 year-old boy was acquitted of murder in July 2016 but police continue to appeal […]

Unsolved Murders in London: 2015

These seven cases of murder in London in 2015 remain unsolved*. Can you help? Redwan El-Ghaidouni, 38, was shot dead in a suspected ‘hit’ outside his home in Vine, Lane Uxbridge on 3 February 2015. The father-of-three¬†was sat in his Audi A3 on the driveway when he was approached by a lone gunman who fired […]

Is the murder rate rising again?

An article in The Times newspaper last week  (Three deaths in a weekend sends murder rate soaring) highlighted the increase in London homicides so far this year. In January and February 2015 we counted 26 homicides compared to 12 across January and February 2015. So does this suggest a new trend or is it just an unusual […]