£10,000 reward to trace man who fled the UK after DJ murder

An appeal has been launched to trace a man wanted in connection with the murder of a talented DJ in Vauxhall five years ago.

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Family 'desperately seeking justice' for Carl's murder

Carl was a talented DJ who had his whole life ahead of him.

His family, whom fully support this new appeal, have had to endure five years of heartache and they are desperately seeking justice for Carl's murder. Over the years, a number of people have stood trial and have been convicted for their involvement in Carl's death but there has always been one outstanding individual whom we sought to trace whom we believe delivered the fatal stab wound.

That person is Jeffrey Okafor. There is strong evidence indicating his involvement on the night when Carl died. We know Jeffrey fled the UK to evade arrest and avoid facing justice.

– Detective Inspector Alison Hepworth of the Homicide and Major Crime Command

Victim's father: 'Part of me died with him'

The father of Carl Beatson Asiedu has spoken of his heartache.

Five years have passed since Carl was murdered.

I still feel the pain and get a lump in my throat whenever his tragic death crosses my mind, or when I hear that someone has been stabbed to death.

Part of me died with him and I have to carry on living with what is left of me. Carl's tragic death has changed my view of life, people, the justice system and the world.

– John Asiedu

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£10,000 reward to trace suspect who fled the UK after DJ's murder

An appeal has been launched to trace a man wanted in connection with the murder of a talented DJ in south London five years ago. The family of Carl Beatson Asiedu has made an emotional appeal for information in the hope it will lead to the arrest of a man who fled the UK days after the murder.

Carl Beatson Asiedu Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives are keen to trace Jeffrey Okafor. They have strong evidence to suggest that he has fled to Nigeria. A reward of £10,000 is being offered for information leading to his arrest and prosecution.

CCTV of Jeffery Okafor taken at Heathrow Airport Credit: Metropolitan Police
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