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Boy, 15, charged with stabbing death of 16-year-old at house party

Published 08/08/2016

Police at the scene in Colegrove Road, Peckham
Police at the scene in Colegrove Road, Peckham

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death at a house party in south London.

Leoandro Osemeke, 16, was found with multiple stab wounds in Colegrove Road, Peckham, at 7.19pm on August 5, following reports of a disturbance, Metropolitan Police said.

He died at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics to save him. A post-mortem examination determined he was killed by a stab wound to the chest.

The suspect, who has not been named, will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Youth Court on Tuesday following his arrest at the weekend.

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