A male fashion model has been stabbed to death near his home in what is believed to be a robbery which went wrong.
Harry Uzoka, who was on the books of Premier Model Management, died from a single stab wound.
Neighbours on Old Oak Road, East Acton, reported a shout of ‘hand it over’ in the melee which involved several men.
Mr Uzoka, 25, staggered into the street from a housing estate before collapsing.
Today the area around Ollgar House in Ollgar Close was sealed off by police.
Detective Inspector Beverley Kofi said: ‘This is another tragic murder with a young male victim who has met a violent death.
‘We believe that the incident started Ollgar House, in Ollgar Close and the victim was assaulted and stabbed before staggering and collapsing in Old Oak Road.’We believe there were a number of people involved, but we are still working to establish the circumstances and a possible motive.
‘We have made two arrests and continue to pursue a number of lines of inquiry. We need to public’s help to piece together what happened – who the victim was seen with, the incident itself and the immediate aftermath.
Harry Uzoka, who was on the books of a Premier Model Management, was stabbed to death near his home in what is believed to be a robbery which went wrong