british model, Harry Uzoka, 25 has been tragically stabbed to death during a suspected street robbery in west London.
Harry Uzoka was signed with top London agency Premier Model Management which helped develop the careers of stars including Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer. He was also signed to Next Models agency in Los Angeles and has appeared in campaigns in the UK and the US.
He was found collapsed on a pavement on Old Oak Road, East Acton at shortly after 4 pm on Thursday with a knife wound to his chest. After what seems like staggering through a nearby estate following a suspected “robbery gone wrong” involving a number of people, said the police.
Paramedics arrived and battled to save his life but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Friends and families devastated.
Two suspicious men, aged 27 and 28, were arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.
Police suspect Mr Uzoka was a victim of a “robbery gone wrong” before he staggered through a nearby estate with a knife wound to the chest and collapsed, the Evening Standard reported, quoting a source close to the investigation.
The killing brings the number of murders in London in the first two weeks of 2018 to five. Police have confirmed four of the victims were stabbed to death.