Seven Kings man appears in court charged with murder of missing Thamesmead man Seyed Khan

PUBLISHED: 14:03 25 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:03 25 April 2018

Seyed Khan. Photo: Met Police

Seyed Khan. Photo: Met Police


A Seven Kings man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of missing Thamesmead man Seyed Khan found dead in Ilford.

Imran Muhammad, 30, of Swindon Close, also pleaded not guilty to a charge of perverting the course of justice at the Old Bailey yesterday (April 25).

After a week-long missing person’s appeal, Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) discovered Mr Khan’s body was found in Ilford cemetery, in High Road, on February 1.

A post-mortem carried out in at East Ham mortuary on February 2 revealed that Mr Khan died from “extensive head injuries”.

His family last saw him in Thamesmead at 5pm on January 24 when he left to go to work at A-Z Carpets, High Road, Ilford.

Muhammad’s trial date is set for July 4 and is expected to last between two to five weeks.

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