Shocking CCTV Man Attacked and Killed – Police appealing for eye witnesses

Shocking CCTV Man Attacked and Killed
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Shocking CCTV Man Attacked and Killed.  The victim later died in hospital.  Police appealing for witnesses into the violent incident.

This is what can be done.

Contact the incident room on 020 8785 8099. Information can be given anonymously. Call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

You can also tweet information via @MetCC.

Desmond O’Beirne, 51 was from Westminster.  His attacked happened outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London.  The offence carried out by two men at around 00:25hrs on Saturday, 3rd June 2017.  Were you there?  If so do you remember what happened?

London Ambulance Service called and treated Desmond at the scene before taking him to hospital. However, he subsequently died from his injuries on Wednesday, 20 December 2017.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of death a head injury.

Mr O’Beirne died in hospital in December last year.  It was six months after the assault.  A murder investigation was launched by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.  It is led by Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh. The investigators are now calling on the public to help.

A serious crime reward of £20,000 is available.  This is for anyone providing vital information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for the murder. This is a good incentive. Make the move.  Let the police know of anything you believe may assist the detectives.

Did you see this incident?  Were you there? Did you see something going on? Any details that can be passed on will be valuable to the police.

The video shows people in the area and watching as the attack happened. A time of night when people are making their way home. Don’t ignore what you may have seen.

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