Cemetery murder victim named, detectives appeal for information


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Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man in a cemetery have named the victim as they continue to appeal for information.

Alhough formal identification has not yet taken place, the victim can now be named as 22-year-old Ismail Tanrikulu from Tottenham.

Armed officers, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended the cemetery at 07:53hrs on Monday, 3 September following reports of a shooting.

They found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination will be held on Friday, 7 September.

An investigation has been launched by officers from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command, who retain an open mind as to the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge said: “I am particularly interested in hearing from anyone who may have been in the grounds of the cemetery or in the vicinity of Fryatt Road or Jellicoe Road on the morning of Monday, 3 September, between 07:00hrs and 08:00hrs.

"Did you see anyone acting suspiciously? Anyone who contacts us can be assured that their information will be treated in the strictest confidence.”

No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call police at the incident room on 0208 358 0300 or contact police via @MetCC quoting CAD 1450/03SEP.

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