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OP TIGNES Murder in Beaumont Road/Campion Road E10

A reward of up to £20,000 is being offered by the MET Police for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Alex AJANAKU

Appeal for information re the fatal shooting of Alex AJANAKU

Detectives investigating the murder of 18 year old Alex Ajanaku in Waltham Forest in September 2021 continue to appeal for information as they offer a substantial reward of up to £20,000.


The victim Alex Ajanaku , who was from South London was fatally shot on the Beaumont Estate in Leyton E10 around 01.25hrs on Wednesday the 1st of September 2021.


Detectives believe that Alex had been at an unlicensed music event on the Beaumont Estate in the evening of Tuesday the 31st August. The majority of the people attending had left the area by the time of the murder but a small group remained and were sitting on a bench when shots were fired fatally wounding Alex.


The vehicle that is believed to have been used by those responsible to commit the murder was a black Kia Sportage. This vehicle had been stolen from Chingford shortly before midnight on Monday 16th August 2021. It was found abandoned and fire damaged in Darndale Close on the Priory Court Estate in Walthamstow E17 on the 3rd/4th  September 2021. Prior to this it is known that the vehicle was parked on the Wrens Park Estate in Lower Clapton between the 26th and 30th of August 2021.


Officers from the Met's Specialist Crime Command are appealing for any information that members of the public may have in relation to this investigation        



Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please call the Incident room directly on 0208 345 3775 or contact 101 quoting CAD 436/01SEP21.  You can also tweeet @metCC quoting CAD 436/01SEP21



Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at