Murder suspect who calls himself 'Madman' could be in Yorkshire, detectives reveal

People are warned not to approach Abdi Ali
People are warned not to approach Abdi Ali

A MAN wanted for murder who goes by the alias 'Madman' could be in Yorkshire, police have warned.

Abdi Ali, originally from Somalia, is wanted for the murder of Shaun Lyall, who was found dead at a property in Cleethorpes, North-East Lincolnshire on July 17.

A wanted poster for Abdi Ali

A wanted poster for Abdi Ali

The 28-year-old has a distinctive gold tooth at the front of his mouth and goes by the aliases 'Madman', 'Madders' and 'Gulaid'.

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Crimestoppers have offered a reward of up to £5,000 to anyone who can tell them where he is, although people are advised not to approach him.

Detectives from Humberside Police say he has links to South Yorkshire, as well as Grimsby, Lancashire, Merseyside, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Lincolnshire, and Cleveland.

Detective Chief Inspector Stewart Miller, who is in charge of the investigation, said: “We are very keen to find Abdi Ali in connection with the death of Shaun Lyall.

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“If you see him, I would advise that you do not approach him and call the police on 101 immediately.

“If you have information in relation to the reward offered by the charity Crimestoppers, please call them directly on 0800 555 111 or use their online form.

"Everyone who contacts Crimestoppers remains 100 per cent anonymous. Always.”

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Detectives have so far arrested four people in connection with Mr Lyall's death.

One has been released on bail, two have been released under investigation and one has been released unconditionally.