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Man charged with murder after brutal stabbing in Hendon

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Detectives investigating the murder of Asante Campbell, who was found with fatal stab injuries on Saturday, 29 February, at Parson Street, NW4, have charged a man.

Police arrested Hafid Abdi Mohammed Omar, 19 of Orange Hill Road, Edgware, on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, 3 March. On Thursday, 5 March, he was charged with the murder of Asante Campbell.

He is due to appear in custody on Thursday, 5 March at Willesden Magistrates’ Court.

Police were called just after 9pm on Saturday, 29 February, to a report that a silver VW Polo car had collided with a parked car in Parson Street, NW4.

Officers, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade attended and found a Asante Campbell inside the VW Polo suffering from stab injuries.

He was taken to a north London hospital where he died later that evening