British-Nigerian model, Harry Uzoka has died from a stab wound to his chest after what is being described as a “robbery gone wrong”.
The 25-year-old who is signed to Premier Model Management was said to have collapsed on a street pavement after he staggered from a housing estate in East Acton, an area in West London. He was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics.
According to Daily Mail UK, detectives say investigations have begun and two arrests have been made as “we believe there were a number of people involved, but we are still working to establish the circumstances and a possible motive.”
Uzoka who has modeled for major brands like Zara, Bershka, Everlane, ALDO and Mercedes has appeared on billboards in the UK and US. He was also signed to Los Angeles New Models Agency.
Reacting to his death, model Mayowa Nicholas wrote on his last Instagram post, ”This is unbelievable” with a heartbroken emoji.
Nigerian-based model, Temisan Emmanuel who met Harry briefly commented that he was a nice guy who had risen up to be one of the popular male models in London.
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