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Robert Duff murder: £10,000 reward available

Police scoured pond and made two murder arrests but need more information

21 September, 2018 — By Tom Foot

Robert Duff has not been seen for five years 

A £10,000 is available for information about the murder of a father-of-two.

Detectives are hoping to solve the mysterious disappearance of Robert Duff on his daughter’s 18th birthday in January 2013.

Mr Duff, who grew up in Kentish Town and was living in Kilburn at the time, was for considered a missing person until May this year when police said they believed he was murdered.

In May, police divers scoured the depths of a pond in Waterlow Park, Highgate, looking for the body of the 42-year-old and two arrests were made. More information is needed.

Detective Chief Inspector Luke Marks said: “It has been over five years since Robert’s family have seen or heard from him. Each day they had have had to carry on without knowing what happened to him.

“I have previously appealed for the public to come forward with any information that they may have on the lead up to Robert’s disappearance or knows anything further. We are now able to offer a reward of up to £10,000 through Crimestoppers for anyone who is able to assist in our enquiries.

“Although we made two arrests in May, this is still a very thorough and progressive investigation and we are committed to try and establish what has happened to Robert.”

Police divers in Waterlow Park in May 

Mr Duff, who was 37 when he went missing, grew up in Ingestre Road in Kentish Town, and trained as a metal engineer. He performed in Camden Town bars and clubs under the name DJ Flight. Police have found no trace of him since he was captured on CCTV withdrawing cash from an ATM in Holloway Road shortly before he went missing

In May, two men, aged 70 and 51, were arrested on suspicion of the murder in Archway. They were interviewed by police and then were released “under investigation”.

A reward of £10,000 offered by the independent charity Crimestoppers for information that leads to the arrest and any conviction.

To give information and qualify for the reward, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through the online form at


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