MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd was stabbed to death at his 30th birthday party

British MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd was stabbed to death at a family barbecue for his 30th birthday party.


The welterweight champion nicknamed “The Nightmare”, was celebrating his birthday on Saturday July 11, with his mum and friends, but at around 10pm, the welterweight champ was knifed near an estate in Kennington, South London.


Officers and paramedics tried to stop him bleeding to death but he died at the scene, cops said.“

“The mother came back to the scene as paramedics were trying to save him. She was shouting ‘Please keep going please save my baby’. She was screaming and wailing it was horrible to watch.” An eye witness said


Police believe a 26-year-old man was also stabbed at the same incident. But no arrests have been made yet.

Scotland Yard has launched a murder investigation and a post-mortem will be held in due course.



DCI Dave Whellams said: “A man has lost his life and a family has been left suffering unimaginable grief because of the callous use of a knife to inflict fatal injuries.