Unsolved Murders

Abraham Ismail

Age: 23

Sex: male

Date: 17 Dec 2016

Place: Moseley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham

Source: www.birminghammail.co.uk

Abraham Ismail was stabbed in Highgate, Digbeth during a fight between a group of Asian and Somali men.

Nine people were convicted of lesser offences such as violent disorder, but no one was convicted of his murder.

He was found on the corner of Moseley Street and Rea Street near the Raxo Shisha lounge at about 3.30am on Saturday 17 December 2016.

He had been stabbed in the chest and back. His cause of death was a stab wound to the heart.

Nineteen men were arrested in connection with his murder on suspicion of violent disorder, but no one was charged with his murder. The police later released CCTV images of a number of men that they were still trying to trace.

Abraham Ismail was from Afrin near Aleppo in Syria and had come to the United Kingdom as a refugee and was studying in Solihull and working at some Shisha lounges in the area. He had been studying administration and economics at the University of Aleppo but came to the UK after the civil war broke out in Syria.

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