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Fourth man arrested over Camden murder released on bail

PUBLISHED: 18:25 14 June 2016

Father-of-two Romeo Nkansah died of a single stab wound

Father-of-two Romeo Nkansah died of a single stab wound

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The fourth man arrested in connection with the murdering a father-of-two in Camden has been released on bail.

The 23-year-old man was arrested on June 9 over the murder of 37-year-old Romeo Nkansah. He has been bailed pending further enquires to a date in early August.

Three other suspects, a 19, 20 and 21-year-old, have been bailed until July.

Dutchman Mr Nkansah was stabbed to death in a Camden Street moments after started talking to a group of women after a night out.

Mr Nkansah and his two friends had been on a night out in Camden Lock on May 29.

Police said an argument broke out between them and another group of men after they stopped and chatted to some women on Greenland Street at about 3:30am.

Somewhere between Bayham Street and Greenland Street Mr Nkansah was fatally stabbed, dying from a single stab wound.

Detective Chief Inspector Jamie Piscopo, who is leading the investigation, said: “I would appeal to those people who were part of either group that Sunday morning to come forward and talk to police.

“We have identified two of the women, but there are other people that we need to speak with. It is clear that you may have vital information about the events that led up to Romeo’s murder and who is responsible.

“This is a really popular and busy area, with a nightlife that runs until the early hours so I know there will be other people who may have seen something that have yet to come forward.

“Romeo was a loving and committed father of two, and a much loved brother and son. I would urge anyone who may have seen something, or knows the identity of Romeo’s murderer to get in touch with us and help us find answers for his family.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3715 or via 101. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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