Teenager charged over Sven Badzak death in Kilburn

Sven Badzak

Sven Badzak was stabbed to death in Kilburn - Credit: Jasna Badzak

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man in Kilburn. 

Sven, 22, an aspiring lawyer, was stabbed to death on February 6 as he went to buy a bagel in Willesden Lane.

A 16-year-old boy who was with Sven was also found suffering stab injuries and survived.

A 16-year-old male is due to appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday (September 17) charged with murder and the attempted murder of a 16-year-old male.

Two other men have previously been charged with Sven’s murder and the attempted murder of a 16-year-old male. 

Rashid Gedel, 20, of Fenman Gardens, Ilford, and Shiroh Ambersley, 21of Matthews Close, Wembley, have previously been charged.


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Both have been remanded in custody ahead of a trial at the Old Bailey on July 18, 2022.

Six other men arrested on suspicion of murder have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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Enquiries remain ongoing by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

Anybody with information should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5580/06Feb.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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