Victim in Letchworth murder investigation named as Nicolas Daher, 85

Victim Nicolas Daher.

Victim Nicolas Daher. - Credit: Archant

An 85-year-old man who died in a domestic incident in Letchworth on Wednesday, prompting a murder investigation, has this afternoon been named by police.

The murder scene in Letchworth's Whitethorn Lane.

The murder scene in Letchworth's Whitethorn Lane. - Credit: Archant

The man who died in Whitethorn Lane is Nicolas Daher, whose family said today in a statement: “None of us can believe the shocking and tragic way in which someone so close has been taken away from us.

“Please respect our privacy at this extremely difficult time.”

Sami Ozone, 60, of Whitethorn Lane, has been charged with murder and was set to appear at Hatfield Remand Court today.

Police and ambulance crews at Whitethorn Lane in Letchworth at about 3.30pm on the day of the crime.

Police and ambulance crews at Whitethorn Lane in Letchworth at about 3.30pm on the day of the crime.

The incident has shaken neighbours in the quiet road, with one mother telling the Comet of her disbelief that ‘something like this has happened on our doorstep’.

The murder scene in Letchworth's Whitethorn Lane.

The murder scene in Letchworth's Whitethorn Lane. - Credit: Archant


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