Memorial to Jamal Edwards goes up in flames as residents accuse ‘hateful person’ of torching tribute

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Memorial to Jamal Edwards goes up in flames as residents accuse ‘hateful individual’ of torching tribute to the British music entrepreneur

  • Jamal Edwards died on 20 February aged 31 following a ‘sudden coronary heart assault’
  • His memorial wall on Acton Excessive Road discovered to have been torched in a single day 
  • Neighborhood teams have stated they ‘actually hope this wasn’t performed maliciously’

A memorial for British music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has been destroyed by a fireplace after London residents discovered the paintings, flowers and playing cards laid in tribute for the 31-year-old burnt on Wednesday morning.

The embellished wall on Acton Excessive Road confirmed a portrait of London-born Mr Edwards was discovered to be ruined, with residents accusing a ‘hateful individual’ of maliciously torching the paintings.

Mr Edwards gained fame from establishing new music platform SB.TV – serving to to launch a string of UK music careers together with Dave, Ed Sheeran and Jessie J, and was awarded an MBE in 2014 on the age of 24 for his companies to music. 

The music mogul died on 20 February, aged simply 31, following a ‘sudden coronary heart assault’ after taking medicine on the Acton dwelling he shared together with his mom Brenda Edwards, a Free Girls panelist, after DJing the evening earlier than. 

The reason for hearth of the memorial close to his dwelling in Acton is just not but identified. London Fireplace Brigade and the Metropolitan Police have been contacted by MailOnline concerning the incident.

A memorial for British music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has been destroyed by a fireplace after London residents discovered the paintings, flowers and playing cards laid in tribute for the 31-year-old burnt on Wednesday morning

One lady known as Flo advised MyLondon: ‘That is incorrect! However strive all they might, they cannot burn away the optimistic influence he had/has on folks.’

One other lady stated: ‘That is despicable, I hope they discover who did this.’

Folks have expressed their fury on the memorial being ruined on local people teams, with one consumer writing on social media: ‘I actually hope this wasn’t performed maliciously.

‘Acton is extraordinarily multicultural and I would be very shocked (and dissatisfied) if it was arson.’

The music mogul died on 20 February, aged just 31, following a 'sudden heart attack' after taking drugs at the Acton home he shared with his mother Brenda Edwards, a Loose Women panelist, after DJing the night before

The music mogul died on 20 February, aged simply 31, following a ‘sudden coronary heart assault’ after taking medicine on the Acton dwelling he shared together with his mom Brenda Edwards, a Free Girls panelist, after DJing the evening earlier than

Somebody additionally prompt that the recent climate may very well be the reason for the hearth, with candles and playing cards sat beneath the paintings: ‘It’s been actually sizzling, so perhaps it was the warmth… hoping it wasn’t a deliberate act, that might be vile.’

One wrote: ‘These previous few days as the warmth intensifies, its fairly potential previous candles, glass, dried flowers… That is simple stuff to catch alight.’ 

One other added: ‘Somebody undoubtedly performed this, it’s been up for a very long time now and in addition the time it was performed was at evening it wasn’t in the course of the day.

‘However justice will probably be served for you Jamal you didn’t deserve this, I can’t imagine folks could be so vile.’

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