Funeral of Harlesden man shot dead in Luton to take place today
- Credit: Archant
Paul Foster, who was known as Shinehead, was killed on April 9
The funeral of a Harlesden man who was shot dead last month will take place near his home town in Bedfordshire today.
Paul Foster, 46, who was known as ‘Shinehead’, was gunned down in the Lewsey Farm Estate in Luton, in the early hours of April 9.
The married father-of-three was a well known figure in Brent who moved to Luton 10 years ago.
Mr Foster become a born again Christian and was a regular worshipper at Word of Faith International Christian Centre UK.
Detectives from Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit who are investigating his murder believe he was shot dead as part of a criminal feud.
Bedfordshire Police are warning motorists of potential traffic delays when Mr Foster’s funeral, which includes a horse drawn procession, takes place.
- 1 Jailed: 9 north London offenders put behind bars in June
- 2 Wanted: Man sought after aggravated burglaries, failing to appear in court
- 3 Covid: North London hospital admissions rising amid national surge
- 4 Man arrested after woman's rape allegation in Neasden
- 5 Neasden pub refused late licence amid fears around crime
- 6 School turns itself around after 'sexual bullying' reports
- 7 DVLA issues urgent warning to drivers in UK
- 8 Rogue Wembley HGV trainer sentenced after selling non-existent training
- 9 Most wanted: 6 people sought in connection with 10 robberies across London
- 10 Chancellor and health secretary dramatically quit
Superintendent David Boyle, based at Luton Police Station, said: “My message to motorists and the general public is to ask for their understanding and forbearance at this sad time.”
Two men aged 21 and 24, both from Luton, arrested in connection with Mr Foster’s murder have been bailed to return to a police station at a later date.
Anyone with information are urged to contact the incident room, in confidence on 01707 355959, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.