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Appeal after death of 27 year old Mohamed Mussa, last seen in Putney

Police investigating the death of a 27-year-old man are appealing for witnesses as they piece together his final movements. Mohamed Mussa, known to his friends as Mussa, was a Dutch national living in Wandsworth, he had been reported missing on 17th October. His body was found on two days later in the River Thames near Hammersmith Bridge. Enquiries are ongoing as to how he came to enter the river.

CCTV footage shows Mohamed walking alone, wearing a navy trench coat, light blue shirt, dark trousers and canvas trainers, at the time of the last sighting around 5.30am. Detective Chief Inspector Jim Shirley, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “Our last sighting of Mohamed is of him walking past Simmons bar on Putney High Street towards Putney Bridge at 05:29hrs on Sunday, 17 October. “We are confident he did not turn left down Lower Richmond Road or cross over the road towards the church and cinema, but are not clear on his next steps and we are now asking for the public’s help in trying to ascertain exactly what happened. “Were you on or heading towards Putney Bridge at around 05:30hrs that morning or driving on Putney High Street at a similar time? Please check any dashcam footage in case you captured anything that could help with our investigation and get in touch with us as soon as possible.” Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or the incident room on 0208 721 4266.


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