Harry Uzoka has become the latest victim in the rising knife crime in London. He was a young and

promising model stabbed to death by two men in what is said to be a robbery gone wrong.

According to Scotland yard, a 25-year-old man was stabbed fatally stabbed in Oak Road, East Acton in West London around 4:00 PM. Two men aged 27 and 28 were arrested near the scene of the crime.

Harry Uzoka was signed to Premier Model Management, who are responsible for cultivating the careers of fashion icons like Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer.

Since his passing, tributes have been pouring in from the many major brands, friends and acquaintances. From online retail store, Everlane

From Denim brand, G-Star Raw:

From singer and songwriter, MNEK:

From Dazed:

According to the BBC, last year more than 13,000 knife offences were committed in London alone.

I am friends with Harry and I am deeply saddened by his passing. I hope the police bring justice to his killers and I pray his family find comfort at this difficult time.