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2 Men Have Been Charged with the Murder of Nigerian-British Model Harry Uzoka

The two men, aged 23 and 24, appeared in court Tuesday to be charged with the fatal stabbing of Harry Uzoka.

Two men have been charged with the murder of talented Nigerian-British model, Harry Uzoka, The Independent reports.


Jonathan Okigbo and George Koh, aged 23 and 24, appeared at the Westminister Magistrates' Court Tuesday to confirm their names, dates of birth and addresses. They are alleged to have attacked Uzoka, 25, outside a block of flats in Shepherd's Bush in London.

Koh is also charged with the "possession of an offensive weapon."

The two men remain in custody and will appear at the Old Bailey, or the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, on Thursday.

A 27-year-old man who's still under investigation has been released and a 28-year-old man has been released with no further action.

Uzoka is the fourth person to be stabbed to death in London this year. The news of his tragic death was a huge shock to the world and those who knew him, as he's been hailed as an icon for black boys in the UK.

Represented by Premier Model Management, Uzoka graced huge editorial campaigns, including modeling for Mercedes, Zara and GQ.

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As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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