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Murder of Janayo Lucima - Appeal for information

Police are appealing for information regarding the murder of Janayo Lucima, a 21 year old male, who was shot in Comeragh Road, West Kensington around 10.15pm on Monday 1st April 2024

Appeal for information re Murder of Janayo Lucima – Operation BEACONWORTH

Detectives are appealing for witnesses in relation to the murder of Janayo Lucima, aged twenty one. 


Police were called at 10:17pm on Monday 1st April 2024 to reports of a disturbance at a residential address on Comeragh Road, West Kensington.  Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.  At the scene Mr. Lucima was found with a gunshot wound.  He was treated by medics at the scene but despite their efforts he sadly died at the scene at 10:54pm.


This incident took place at a busy time of the evening when many people will have been going out, coming home or driving through Comeragh Road, Barton Road or Palliser Road.


Detectives want to hear from anyone who was in the area between 9.40pm and 10.30pm.  Did you see a group of people or an altercation?  Do you have dashcam footage?

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to a police officer on the investigation team regarding this incident, please call 101 quoting CAD 6709 from 1APR24 Operation Beaconworth.


You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or