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Murder in Brackenfield Close - Operation SCALBY

Police are appealing for information regarding the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Oluwamayowa ‘Samson’ ADEYEMI.

Metropolitan Police are appealing for information re the fatal shooting of Oluwamayowa ADEYEMI

At around 11:30pm on Friday the 5th of June 2020 members of the public reported hearing gunshots in Brackenfield Close, Hackney, London, E5.  When Police officers arrived at the scene they found Samson injured inside an address in Brackenfield Close and, despite efforts to save his life, he died at the scene from his injuries.

Initial information suggests that two suspects approached Samson at the front door of a house in Brackenfield Close and that a firearm was discharged causing the fatal injury.
The following morning, Saturday 6th June 2020, the Volvo pictured above was found abandoned in Cowper Road N16.  The vehicle was not damaged when found.  When Police recovered the vehicle it was displaying registration plate EX18 EXE.  You may have seen the vehicle with a different registration plate or no registration plate.

If you have any information you think may help with the enquiry, please complete the form on the MIPP portal.



Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please dial 101 and quote reference Operation SCALBY.

Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or through their anonymous online form at