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Police offer £20,000 reward over stabbing

Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information about a fatal stabbing in north London on the first anniversary of the murder.

Teon Palmer, 28, died from a single stab wound to the chest following the attack in Montagu Road, Lower Edmonton, around 9.30pm on Sunday, October 20, last year.

Up to seven people were seen running away from where Mr Palmer died, but nobody has yet been charged over his death.

Friends and family are planning to hold a vigil on Sunday night and police officers will also be in the area to appeal for information. Anyone with information is asked to call 020 8345 1570 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Conviction for murder 13 years ago

A man has been convicted of a muder that took place in Brixton 13 years ago. Dialo Hall, 33, who is of no fixed abode, was found guilty today of the murder of 27-year-old Dennis Cowan in October 2000.

A Detective Chief Inspector said the conviction is an example of the commitment of the Metropolitan Police, to find people responsible for violent crime, no matter how much time has passed, or how far a suspect is willing to flee.


Judge suspects another hand in model killing

A judge at the inquest into the death of a London model murdered in Hungary, has today said she believes someone else may have been involved.

65-year-old Eva Rhodes, who was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono in the 60s, was beaten to death at the animal sanctuary she ran in the country. One man has already been jailed for her murder. Robyn Dwyer reports.

Five men to be sentenced for Cudjoe murder

Thomas Cudjoe was stabbed outside a petrol station in Ilford in 2012.

Five men will be sentenced later over the murder of a man at an petrol station in Ilford last year.

Thomas Cudjoe, 29, was stabbed to death outside a Shell garage in Lye Street in November 2012.

Courtney Mitchell, Jerome Green, Reece Garwood, Asher Johnson and Lewis Johnson were convicted for the murder in July.

Teenager arrested over Homerton murder

20-year-old Lamarni Hylton-Reid was fatally stabbed on Homerton High Street. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a 20-year-old man stabbed to death in Homerton, east London.

Lamarni Hylton-Reid was found at the junction of Homerton High Street and Kenworthy Road, Hackney, east London, at 5.10pm on Wednesday.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance but pronounced dead at 6.30pm.

Scotland Yard said last night that the 17-year-old had been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held at an east London police station.

Detectives have also arrested a 19-year-old man for assisting an offender.

Messages paying tribute to Mr Hylton-Reid, from Clapton, east London, have flooded on to social networking site Twitter, including one post which said he was stabbed on the way to visit his mother on her birthday


Met: Robbery not the motive in Homerton murder

Lamarni Hylton-Reid, who was murdered in Homerton on Wednesday Credit: Met Police

Police say they are keeping an "open mind" about the reason for the murder of Lamarni Hylton-Reid, but they have ruled out robbery as a possible motive.

20 year-old Lamarni was stabbed on Wednesday evening on Homerton High Street, at the junction with Kenworthy Road. He died in hospital a few hours later from a stab wound to the chest.

Police have not made any arrests so far and are still appealing for witnesses.

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Five charged with beach body murder

Five people arrested by Kent Police in connection with the death of Gary Pocock on the Isle of Sheppey have been charged with murder. They are due before Medway magistrates later today.

The 34-year-old's body was found on a beach in Leysdown on the 7th August 2013.

Those charged last night were: Christopher James Bones, 20, of Dorothy Gardens, Dagenham; Matthew Terry, 20, and Mark Terry, 44, both of Grantham Road, Manor Park in Newham, London; Jamie West, 19, Cliffe View Gardens, Warden, Isle of Sheppey; and a boy, 15, who can not be named for legal reasons.

Homerton murder victim named

A man who was stabbed to death in east London has been named as 20-year-old Lamarni Hylton-Reid.

A spokesperson at Scotland Yard said:

Police were called to Homerton High Street, at the junction with Kenworthy Road, at 5:10pm on 21 August.

Officers attended and found a male suffering a stab wound.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead at 6:30pm.

He has since been formally identified as Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20 years (19.6.93) of Warwick Grove, E5.

An incident room has opened under the command of DCI John Sandlin of the Homicide and Major Crime Command.Enquiries continue.Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to call 020 8345 3865. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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