Family of late-Muswell Hill graffiti artist warned of art form’s risks after inquest into his death

Press Association reports… Harrison Scott-Hood from Muswell Hill was killed with his friends Albert Fresneda Carrasco and Jack Gilbert in the early hours of June 18 when they were hit by a train on elevated tracks in Brixton, south London.

Senior coroner Andrew Harris found at Southwark Coroner’s Court that the trio died as a result of an accident when they were struck while hiding from an oncoming train.

Afterwards, the three boys’ families issued a joint statement warning of the dangerous associated with tagging.

Harrison, 23, Albert, 19 and Jack, 23, all had “promising futures ahead of them and a passion for art, particularly tagging”, they said.

But they “tragically lost their lives because of the dangerous risks this art form brings”, the families said.

“In a time full of needless violence, if our sons were guilty of anything, it was their love for painting,” they said.

“We can only express to young people trying to make their mark to please be safe.

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