Murder hunt launched after man dies following attack in Harlesden

Murder hunt launched in Harlesden

Murder hunt launched in Harlesden - Credit: Getty Images

Yassin Omar Mohamed was smashed over the head with a bottle at close range

A murder investigation is underway after the death of a man who was left a quaraplegic following an attack in Harlesden.

Yassin Omar Mohamed died on May 14 from bronchial pneumonia with a causal link to spinal injuries he sustained after he was assaulted three years ago.

The 21-year-old suffered a broken top vertebrae leaving him paralysed from the neck downwards after he was smashed over the head with a bottle in Greenhill Road, on April 1, 2009.

Mr Mohamed had become embroiled in an argument with a man at a party in Wembley hours before he was attacked while walking home with his friend.


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Detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating his death under Detective Inspector Andy Manning.

On April 2010, a 33-year-old man was acquitted of grievous bodily harm at Harrow Crown Court in connection with the attack.

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Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 08000 555 111.

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