London crime: First image of a 28-year-old man found dead on the side of the road on Halloween when the murder investigation was launched

The first image of a man found dead on the side of the road in west London has been published.

The body of Mohamed Muhiyidin, 28, was discovered on Sipson Lane, Harlington (UB3) at 6.16am on Sunday (October 31), after a passing motorist noticed a person lying next to the road.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service, who found Mohamed in what is believed to be a state of cardiac arrest.

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He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7 a.m. despite emergency response efforts.

A murder investigation has since been launched and Mohamed’s relatives have been informed and are being supported by specialists.

An autopsy is scheduled to take place tomorrow (November 2) at the Uxbridge mortuary.

Police are now urging anyone with information to come forward and speak to police or speak anonymously to Crimestoppers.

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Detective Inspector Melanie Pressley of Met’s Crime Specialist Command said: “While my team is working hard to gather evidence and confirm the circumstances of the incident, I appeal to anyone with information about this incident to sign up.

“Specifically, anyone driving along Sipson Lane on Saturday or in the early hours of Sunday morning should think of something unfortunate that they saw or heard, and check dashcam footage.

“I would also like to ask anyone who knew Mohamed and perhaps knows why anyone wants to harm him to speak to us.

“Mohamed’s family mourns the loss of their son and nephew. We know there will be people who are aware of how and why Mohamed was killed and we will remind those people that they can share information completely confidentially with Crimestoppers. . “

Anyone with information should call 101 or tweet @MetCC with the reference 2365 / 31OCT.

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting

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