Kilburn murder: Second arrest in Haile Langa killing

Haile Langa was stabbed to death last Thursday

Haile Langa was stabbed to death last Thursday - Credit: Archant

Officers investigating the murder of 21-year-old Haile Langa in Kilburn on Thursday have arrested a second man.

Mr Langa, from Kilburn, was stabbed to death in Watling Gardens in Shoot Up Hill shortly before 2:40pm on Thursday afternoon.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the Eastcote area on Friday on suspicion of murder.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday and both suspects remain in custody at a north London police station.

A post-mortem examination took place at Northwick Park Hospital on 6 November and gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.


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Detectives from the Met’s homicide and major crime command are continuing to appeal for anyone who witnessed either the stabbing or the events leading up to the incident to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge, of the HMCC said: “This was an extremely violent incident that resulted in the death of Haile Langa. The attack took place in broad daylight in an area where there would have been many people around. I continue to appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact us to help us piece together a picture of events leading up to this murder.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room direct on 020 8358 0300 or via 101.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 1926174/15.

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