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 […]

Police refuse to release list of murder victims

The Metropolitan Police is now refusing to release full lists of murder victims under the Freedom of Information Act – making it more difficult to check their figures. Previously requests along these lines have been successful, such as the data featured in the Guardian article ‘Five years of London murders listed‘ and on our blog The Met’s […]

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 […]

Unsolved Murders in London: 2014

These two murder cases in London in 2014 remain unsolved. Can you help? Mashboor Hussain, 73, collapsed and died during a suspected burglary at his home in Tooting on 11 February 2014. Police were called to the house in Selkirk Road at 11.45am after passers-by reported seeing two men banging on the front door. The […]