Hemel Hempstead teenager charged with murder of man stabbed in London

Police were called to reports of a group of males fighting in Montrose Park, Colindale

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 12:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 12:36 pm

An 18-year-old from Hemel Hempstead has been charged with murder following a stabbing in Colindale, London.

Officers were called at 5.54pm on Bank Holiday Monday (31 May) to Montrose Park, Colindale, following reports of a group of males fighting.

Officers responded and found 22-year-old Al-Sadiq Mohamed Ishaq-Adam suffering from a stab injury.


Despite the efforts of emergency services, Al-Sadiq was pronounced dead at 7.19pm. A post-mortem examination held on Thursday, June 3, at Northwick Park Hospital found 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).

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.

Nick Kaneza, 18, of Elstree Road, Hemel Hempstead, has been charged with murder and appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court yesterday (June 7). He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at The Central Criminal Court on June 9 for a plea hearing.

Mohammed Yusuf, 18, of Capitol Way NW9 , appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday, June 4, charged with robbery. He was remanded in custody.

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.