Suspect identified relating to death of Norwegian Student in Central London
Detectives are renewing appeals for information relating to the death of a Norwegian student in central London. An investigation was launched by detectives and Farouk Abdulhak was identified as a suspect. He fled the UK within hours of Martine’s disappearance and has refused to return to the UK.
14TH March 2017 marks the ninth anniversary of the murder of 23-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen, whose body was found in a Westminster basement.
Martine was last seen in the early hours of 14 March 2008; she had been celebrating her end of term exams with other students from the Regent's Business School at the Maddox nightclub in Mayfair, London. Her body was found two days later in the basement of flats in Great Portland Street.
After she was reported missing, officers making inquiries to trace her visited a residential address on Great Portland Street, W1 where they discovered her body at approximately 10:30hrs on 16 March 2008.
A post-mortem examination gave cause of death as compression to the neck.
- Suspect name:
- Farouk ABDULHAK
- Age range:
- 30 - 35
- 150 - 155 cm (approx 5' 0")
- Ethnic appearance: