Two Men Charged With Murdering Talented Male Model

Two men have been charged with murdering a 25-year-old male model who was stabbed to death in west London.

Harry Uzoka, who modelled for Zara and Mercedes, was found fatally injured in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday afternoon.

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George Koh, 24, who is also a male model with 12,000 followers on Instagram, was arrested on Sunday and charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Jonathan Okigbo, 23, was arrested yesterday and also charged with murder.

Scotland Yard believes Harry was attacked outside a block of flats in Ollgar Close, before staggering to the nearby street.

>>> Two men charged with murdering talented male model
Harry Uzoka was a talented model with more then 20,000 followers on Instagram (Picture: PA)

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

Harry was represented by top London agency Premier Model Management.

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News of his death sent ripples through the industry, with tributes flooding in for him on social media.


Model Jourdan Dunn tweeted: ‘Wow…. I just woke up to the news about Harry Uzoka. Rest in paradise young king.’

Vogue cover star Adwoa Aboah posted: ‘Harry, you’re face was always one of my favourites back at the beginning of both of our careers.

>>> Two men charged with murdering talented male model
News of his death sent ripples through (Picture: Instagram/Harry Uzoka)

‘You took the industry by storm and will be sorely missed by everyone whose path you crossed. Sending all my love and condolences to your friends and the Uzoka Family.’

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

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Koh, of York Way, Camden, and Okigbo, of Trevithick House, Kentish Town, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today.

The pair spoke only to confirm their names, dates of birth and addresses.

They were remanded in custody, and will appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday.

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