This past weekend English Hip-Hop star Stormzy learned that his childhood friend, Bjorn Brown, had passed away.  The Grime superstar took to his Snapchat and Twitter accounts to pay tribute to his close friend who had spent five days in the hospital after he was found bleeding on the street on March 29.

“Woke up to hear a childhood friend of mine ain’t with us anymore. R.I.P Bugz,” wrote Stormzy on Twitter

This past Monday night (April 3) Brown’s friends and family held a vigil on the road where he was discovered mortally wounded.

According to the Mirror, police have confirmed that an investigation has been opened and are searching for two Black male suspects and are asking anyone with information to come forward.

A spokesman has said:

“They are eager to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has information regarding the two men who fled the scene shortly after.

“The first suspect is described as a black man, with a heavy build and approximately 5ft 6ins tall. He was wearing a dark ‘puffa’ style jacket and dark trousers.

“The second suspect is described as a black man, with a slim or average build and approximately 5ft 5ins tall. He was also wearing a dark ‘puffa’ style jacket and dark trousers.

“Officers would also like to speak to anyone who has relevant information that may assist the investigation or witnessed anything suspicious.”

Rest in power.

Photo: press handout/Warner Musc Group

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