Josh Hanson murder: Arrested man is bailed a second time in connection with killing of Kingsbury man

PUBLISHED: 15:08 01 December 2015 | UPDATED: 15:11 01 December 2015

Josh Hanson was stabbed to death on October 11

Josh Hanson was stabbed to death on October 11


A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of a Kingsbury man in Eastcote has been bailed for a second time.

Police are offering a £10,000 reward leading to the whereabouts of Shane O'BrienPolice are offering a £10,000 reward leading to the whereabouts of Shane O'Brien

The 24-year-old was held at Gatwick Airport after Josh Hanson was stabbed in the neck in an unprovoked and motiveless attack inside the RE Bar on October 11.

Police are looking for Shane O’Brien, 27, in connection with the 21-year-old’s murder and the arrested man was held on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and assisting an offender.

The man was arrested on October 28 and bailed to return to a police station in November.

He has since been re-bailed to return to a police station in January.

Officers investigating the murder are from Ladbroke Grove.

A £10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to O’Brien’s arrest and prosecution.

Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, said: “We are very keen to speak to Shane O’Brien as part of our ongoing enquiries and we believe he could be anywhere in the UK.

“I do believe someone out there will know where he is.”

Anyone with information about his whereabouts can call the incident room on 020 8785 8099 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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