Man appears in court charged with St Valentine’s Day murder in Wembley

Omer Jama Abdi died after being assaulted in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year

Omer Jama Abdi died after being assaulted in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year - Credit: Archant

Osman Ahmed Mahdi, 26, from Kensington, is accused of killing Omer Jama Abdi

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 35-year-old in Wembley on St Valentine’s Day last year.

Omer Jama Abdi, from Wembley, died after he was attacked in St John’s Road in the early hours of February 14, 2012.

Osman Ahmed Mahdi, 26, from Kensington, appeared before Hendon Magistrates Court accused of Mr Abdi’s murder.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Wood Green Crown Court on Thursday.

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