Man beaten to death in Wembley is 39-year-old from the Somali community

Victim died after being found with serious head injuries

A man beaten to death in Wembley yesterday morning has been named locally as a 39-year-old from the Somali community.

The victim, named as Abdi Mohammed, sustained serious head injuries during a fight in a property in St John’s Road.

Police were called to the scene at 2.20am where Mr Mohammed was rushed to Northwick Park Hospital where he died at 3.27am.

A post mortem into the cause of Mr Mohammed’s death proved inconclusive.

A second one will be held at a later date.

DI Mark Lawson from the Met’s Homicide and Serious Crime Command is leading the murder hunt.

Most Read

Anyone with information should contact the incident room on 020 8358 0200 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 39-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of murder following his arrest yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).