The names and faces of every missing Black person in London right now


As of right now, 11 Black people are missing in London – almost all of them are children, some as young as 13.

Dominic Norton, 27, from Newham, runs the website missingblackpeople.com, where he painstakingly keeps track of every missing Black person in the country. Most of them are from the capital.

“Black people are four times more likely to go missing than people in other demographics,” Dominic told MyLondon. “I started the site to amplify the voices of missing Black people.”

Dominic works in product management for a software company but spends a large amount of his own time on the site, contacting police departments for updates and liaising with families.

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Dominic says there are nuances that affect Black communities differtently when it comes to missing person cases

He argues the underlying cause for young Black people going missing has more to do with social care institutions being defunded than it does the police.

“The police are just a single touchpoint in why people go missing,” he said.

“The Government needs to focus on youth clubs and social services, which are receiving less and less funding every year.

“That’s problematic. It’s not just affected Black communities but there are cultural nuances that put an extra strain on Black communities.”

Ultimately, Dominic wants to educate the public on the real issues that surround a missing person case, which he says “touches mental health, domestic abuse, country lines, and drugs and alcohol.”

These are the names and faces of every missing Black person in London right now

The information in this article is correct at the time of writing.

Abdirahaman Yusuf



Abdirahaman Yusuf

Age: 24

Missing from Newham since July 24, 2021

Reference number: 21-002892

Keiran Campbell



Keiran Campbell

Age: 13

Missing from Catford since July 17, 2021

Reference number: 21-000856

Divine Bambiri



Divine Bambiri

Age: 14

Missing from Palmers Green since July 7, 2021

Reference number: 21-002713

Maiwenne Diabate



Maiwenne Diabate

Age: 14

Missing from Wandsworth since July 5, 2021

Reference number: 21-002617

Chukwunyere Agu



Chukwunyere Agu

Age: 40

Missing from Haringey since July 4, 2021

Reference number: 21-002674

Isaiah Aderiye



Isaiah Aderiye

Age: 16

Missing from Lewisham since July 1, 2021

Reference number: 21-002574

Atlanta Makitu



Atlanta Makitu

Age: 16

Missing from Harlesden since June 25, 2021

Reference number: 21-002544

Joshua Akra



Joshua Akra

Age: 16

Missing from Croydon since June 13, 2021

Reference number: 21-002782

Daysharn Chandler



Daysharn Chandler

Age: 14

Missing from: Wembley since May 24, 2021

Reference number: 21-001972

Donte Simpson Palmer



Donte Simpson Palmer

Age: 17

Missing from Lambeth since May 5, 2021

Reference number: 21-001937

Ashton Melin



Ashton Melin

Age: 14

Missing from Hounslow since May 18, 2021

Reference number: 21-001310

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Author: Shirley