Man charged with murder of aspiring South Norwood rapper

Umar Tufail was shot outside his South Norwood home

Umar Tufail was shot outside his South Norwood home

First published in by , Chief Reporter

An 18-year-old man has been charged with gunning down an aspiring musician outside his South Norwood home.

Kyrone Daley of Unity Close, Upper Norwood, has been charged with the murder of 25-year-old Umar Tufail.

Mr Tufail, a rapper who performed under the name Humuh Humz, was sat in his car outside his home in Wharncliffe Road, when he was shot at about 4.35pm on July 15.

He was taken to St George’s Hospital, but died from a single gunshot wound to the head the following day.

Daley was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, August 10.

Police arrested an 18-year-old on suspicion of murder on July 23. He was bailed to return to police in August.

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