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7 Charged in connection to Camilo Palacio murder

Byscarcity news

Aug 5, 2022
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A man has been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Camilo Palacio in Haringey.

[K] Abass Ahmed 22 (29.12.99) of Tom Dove Place, N17, has been charged with murder. He is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 5 August

A further six people have also been charged as part of the investigation into the fatal shooting on Sunday, 24 July. 

[A] Devonte Jackson 27 (16.02.95) of Elm Grove, N8, and [D] a 16-year-old boy were charged on Tuesday, 2 August with arson, assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.

[E] Milan Kaleja, 30 (27.03.92), of Godwin Cottages, Cliftonville, Margate and [F] Mohamed Ahmed Ali, 24 (04.02.98), of Great Amwell Lane, N8, were charged on Wednesday, 3 August with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.

They appeared in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on 3 August. Kaleja has been released on bail, and Ali has been remanded in custody, both to appear at Harrow Crown Court on 30 August.

Also on 3 August, [I] Omar Mohamed 18 – (20.11.03) of 123 Gospatrick Road, Tottenham, N17, and [J] Anas Ali – 21 (28.01.01) of Station Road, New Barnet, were both charged with perverting the course of justice. Both men are due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 4 August.

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A number of other arrests have been made as part of this investigation.

A 64-year-old man [B] who was arrested on suspicion of murder in Harlesden on Sunday, 31 July has been released under investigation. A 25-year-old woman [C] who was arrested at the same time on suspicion of assisting an offender has also been released under investigation. 

An 18-year-old man [H] who was arrested on suspicion of murder at City Airport on Monday, 1 August has been bailed pending further enquiries until late August. 

A 17-year-old boy [G] who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in Margate on Sunday, 31 July has been released under investigation.

A murder investigation was launched after police were called at around 21:30hrs on Sunday, 24 July to reports of a shooting on High Road, N22.

Officers, including firearms officers, attended and found 23-year-old Camilo Palacio with a gunshot wound.

Officers immediately provided first aid until the arrival of London’s Air Ambulance and the London Ambulance Service.

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Despite the efforts of the emergency services, Camilo, who was from Enfield, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at 22:00hrs.

His next of kin are aware and are being supported by specialist officers.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to have been a gunshot wound to the chest.

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