Charity worker stabbed to death in west London for his iPhone

Left: Abdul Samad, 28.

A police investigation has been launched after a charity worker was stabbed to death in west London just few metres from his home.

Abdul Samad, 28, was murdered on Monday night outside his family home in Little Venice, London.

Two moped rider aged 17 and 18 are believed to have attacked him for his iPhone and were later arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mr Samad’s family found him bleeding on the doorstep and called ambulance.

His parents, who came to Britain from Bangladesh in the 1960s, were unable to stop the bleeding.

Mr Samad was taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington where he passed away in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

He worked for the Dragon Hall Trust, which helps young people improve their computer skills and participate in social, educational and recreational activities.

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Police were called to the scene just before 8pm on Monday night.

Witnesses said the moped driver fled on foot before being accosted by a third man outside Parsons Fish Bar. Both men were reportedly stabbed in the incident.

Police confirmed that two men were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

A statement read: “One remains in hospital while the other has been discharged and arrested in connection with the killing”.

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SOURCEEvening Standard
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