|Anniversary Appeal Following Stabbing Death|
Police believe 21-year old knew attacker
Two years after the murder of a young man in Northolt detectives are renewing their appeal and offering a reward of up to £20,000 for witnesses and information.
Adeniyi Lateef Shode (known as Ade or Enda), was discovered collapsed close to the junctions of Rowdell Road, Ealing Road and Kensington Road on Monday 2 May 2011.
The 21-year-old from Edgware had suffered a stab wounds. He was taken to St Mary's Hospital, W2, and died of his injuries at 22.12hrs on the same day.
The officer leading the investigation, Detective Inspector Andy Manning, the officer, said: "Ade Shode was a young man who was murdered in the prime of his life. Two years on we continue to investigate his murder and appeal for fresh information.
"We still strongly believe that Ade knew his attacker and that he was murdered due to a previous disagreement between him and the killer.
"I am appealing to anyone who has any information about this senseless killing to come forward and give information to police. It may be that as time has passed someone may now feel able to help police bring someone to justice for this brutal killing.
"A reward of up to £20,000 is still available for any information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the persons responsible for Ade's murder".
Antonia Frances, Ade Shode's mother said: "All our family thinks about Ade every day. We remember his laugh and smile and he always remains in our thoughts.
"It still hurts us to think that whoever killed Ade is still out there and we pray that it doesn't happen to anyone else's family"
"After two years I'd ask anyone who may be able to help us to speak to the police. If you are not happy talking to the police then please tell someone and get them to pass the information on. What is important is that the police can track down whoever took my son from us."
Anyone with information is asked to call the Incident Room at Hendon on 020 8358 0300; if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
On 6 May 2011 a man aged 20 and two women ages 22 and 18 ys rom the Northolt area were arrested in Berkshire in connection with the murder.
On 9 May 2011 a man age 19 ys from the Northolt area was arrested in connection with the murder.
They have been bailed to return on dates in September 2013 pending further enquiries.
1st May 2013