Another teen injured in Harlesden stabbing, which killed church minister’s son

David Headlam was stabbed in Drayton Road

David Headlam was stabbed in Drayton Road - Credit: Archant

Another teen was injured during an attack which resulted in the death of a church minister’s son who was chased down streets in Harlesden and repeatedly stabbed, the Old Bailey heard today.

David Headlam, 18, the son of Pentecostal church minister Bishop Alonzo Headlam of World Vision Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, from Willesden, was pursued from Park Parade to Drayton Road and stabbed repeatedly by a knife wielding mob in the early hours of June 29.

He suffered multiple stab wounds to his head and legs, the court heard.

The second victim is Kamar Hewitt, who is believed to be age between 17-19, was reportedly knifed in the hip.

Wembley teens, Idris Hassan Daud, 19, of Anton Place, a 17 year old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and T-shai Ennis, 18, of Slough, were part of the gang that knifed Mr Headlam and stabbed the other teenager, the court heard.


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The trio are accused of murder and causing grievous bodily harm.

Prosecutor Oliver Glasgow QC said the attackers travelled to the area in a minicab armed with knives and looking for Mr Headlam’s friend.

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“The two victims were then confronted and chased,” he said.

Mr Glasgow continued: “He was seen on CCTV being stabbed to the face and receiving other stab wounds.

“He collapsed in the street, and despite the assistance of residents and paramedics, he died before arriving in hospital.”

The attackers allegedly fled the scene in the same minicab that they had arrived in.

Daud, and the 17-year-old appeared in the dock this morning for a preliminary hearing.

Judge Brian Barker ordered the three teens to return to court for a plea and case management hearing on September 23.

All three were remanded in custody until the next court appearance.

No pleas have been entered.

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