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

Published 09/08/2016

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

A 15-year-old boy is due in court today over the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death at a house party in south London.

Victim 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 and is in custody, is due to appear at Highbury Corner Youth Court following his arrest at the weekend.

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