Unsolved Murders

Samuel Adelagun

Age: 16

Sex: male

Date: 23 Oct 2010

Place: Chesterton Road, Plaistow

Source: www.met.police.uk

Samuel Adelagun was shot in the chest.

He was with a group of four youths aged 15-16 when they were shot at by two gunmen. The police said that they thought that the gunmen had opened fire from behind.

Another boy in the group had been shot in the abdomen.

They were shot at 3.20am in a park near to the junction of Upper Road and Chesterton Road.

The gunmen were said to have been waring black and wearing balaclavas.

Neighbours had heard shouting from the park a short while earlier and then some minutes later shots fired.

After the attack the youths ran away and then called at a persons house nearby for help but Samuel Adelagun later died.


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