Hemel teen charged with murder of man stabbed to death in Barnet park

A teenager from Hemel Hempstead has been charged with the murder of a man stabbed to death in a London park.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called at 5.54pm on Monday, May 31 following reports of a group of males fighting in Montrose Park, Colindale near Barnet.

The police found 22-year-old Al-Sadiq Mohamed Ishaq-Adam suffering from a stab injury.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, Al-Sadiq was pronounced dead at 7.19pm.

A post-mortem examination held on June 3 at Northwick Park Hospital found the cause of death to be a stab wound to the chest.

An investigation was launched by detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide).

Nick Kaneza, 18, of Elstree Road, Hemel Hempstead was charged with murder. He was due to appear in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Monday, June 7.

Another 18-year-old man, Mohammed Yusuf of Capitol Way, NW9 appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on 4 June charged with robbery. He was remanded in custody while waiting for information next court appearance.

Twelve males have been arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of offences including affray, robbery and murder. Ten have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Any witnesses who have yet to speak with police, or those with information, video or images that could assist the investigation, are asked to call 101 reference CAD 5436/31May.

HertsLive – Hemel Hempstead