Murder investigation launched after Kingston man dies following train altercation


Musse Tahil Warsame Warsame, who was living in Surbiton, was involved in an incident on Saturday afternoon.

By SWLondoner staff

A murder investigation has been launched after a 24-year-old man died following an altercation on a train between Raynes Park and Wimbledon last Saturday.

Musse Tahil Warsame Warsame, known as Sammy, was found unconscious on the 1.16pm London Waterloo to Chessington Service.

He was taken to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, where he died yesterday. A post mortem is expected to be carried out later today.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson, said his thoughts were with Mr Warsame’s family at this difficult and sad time.

“What we know at this stage is that Sammy was involved in an incident before he died, and whilst we work to establish the cause of his death, we’re appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

“Sammy had travelled on the 12.24pm Hampton Court to Waterloo train earlier in the day, boarding at Raynes Park station at 12.42pm. Between Raynes Park and Wimbledon stations he was involved in an altercation with another passenger. We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the altercation, or was involved themselves, to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 (quoting B5/LSA of March 4, 2012) or to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Picture courtesy of Ray Forster, with thanks

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