27 May 2024 13:58 Teenager appears in court charged with murder in Hayes A 17-year-old male has appeared in court charged with the murder of Kamari Johnson in Hayes.

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of 16-year-old Kamari Johnson in Hayes.

The 17-year-old male appeared in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 27 May charged with murder and possession of a bladed article in a public place. He was remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on Wednesday, 29 May.

He was arrested on Saturday, 25 May by detectives investigating Kamari’s murder.

Detectives continue to ask for any witnesses or anyone with information about the altercation which took place in the vicinity of Bourne Avenue and Nine Acre Close in Hayes at around 13:30hrs on Friday, 24 May to come forward and speak to police.

We understand the impact this has had on the local community and are thankful for their continued support as this investigation continues.

Local residents will continue to see an increased police presence in and around the area; anyone with concerns is asked to speak to them or call police on 101.

Anyone with footage or images that could assist the investigation can upload them directly to police via the Operation Brownlow online portal.

If you witnessed the incident or have information that could help then call 101 or post @MetCC ref CAD 3832/24May.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.