Two in court over mur­der of model

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TWO men have ap­peared in court charged with the mur­der of a 25-year-old male model.

George Koh, 24, and Jonathan Okigbo, 23, are ac­cused of mur­der­ing Harry Uzoka ( above), who was found in­jured in Shep­herd’s Bush, west Lon­don, at 4pm on Thurs­day, Jan­uary 11.

Scot­land Yard said the vic­tim was at­tacked out­side a block of flats be­fore stag­ger­ing to a nearby street.

Of­fi­cers and Lon­don’s Air Am­bu­lance at­tended but he was pro­nounced dead at the scene at 5pm.

A for­mal iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of the vic­tim is yet to take place, but next of kin have been in­formed.

Koh, of Cam­den, and Okigbo, of Ken­tish Town, ap­peared at West­min­ster Mag­is­trates’ Court yes­ter­day.

Koh has also been charged with the possession of an of­fen­sive weapon.

Premier Model Man­age­ment said their thoughts are with the Uzoka fam­ily.

Koh and Okigbo were re­manded in cus­tody, and will ap­pear at the Old Bai­ley on Thurs­day. APODYSOPHILIA is a fever­ish de­sire to strip or ap­pear naked in pub­lic.

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