Detectives investigating the murder of a shopkeeper are releasing a photo of a potential witness they are keen to trace.

Police were called at around 6am on Sunday, March 24 to reports of a man – later named as 54-year-old Ravi Katharkamar – suffering from stab injuries in Marsh Road, Pinner.

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Ravi Katharkamar died after being stabbed in Marsh Road, Pinner. Photo: Met Police

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Police in Marsh Road, Pinner, on March 24. Photo: PA

Emergency services attended the incident but Mr Katharkamar, from Watford, died at the scene.

The Met Police has released an image of a man they believe may have been in the area at the time who could help provide further information.

The man, who was wearing a bright yellow jacket at the time, is not being treated as a suspect.

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Do you recognise this man? Police would like to trace him as they believe he was a possible witness

It is believed he was running from West End Avenue and travelling in the direction of Eastcote Road at around 5.55am.

Detective Sergeant Alastair Watson, from the Met’s homicide and major crime command, said: “This man is not being treated as a suspect but we believe he may have information that could help us with our investigation.

“We would urge him or anyone who can identify him to come forward and speak to us on 0208 358 0200.

  • A 31-year-old man was charged with the murder of Ravi Katharkamar on April 4. A provisional trial date is set for September 16.