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Teenager killed in Southwark stabbing named by police

McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards had been chased before the attack, police said.

McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards died after a stabbing in south London (Metropolitan Police/PA)
McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards died after a stabbing in south London (Metropolitan Police/PA)

A teenager who was chased and killed in a stabbing in south-east London has been named.

McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards, 18,  was attacked in Southwark on Sunday and died in hospital.

He had been chased from Newington Gardens, otherwise known as Gaol Park, into Tiverton Street, police said.

Officers attended the scene at about 9.30pm and the victim died less than 90 minutes later.

No-one has been arrested and police are continuing to appeal for information.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard said: “While there has been no arrest at this time, we are following a number of active lines of inquiry based on CCTV, forensic analysis and local engagement, and my team still needs to hear from anyone who has information concerning this incident.

“McCaulay was chased from Newington Gardens, which is known as Gaol Park, into Tiverton Street where he was attacked and found shortly after by LAS medics.

“Did you see the chase or the attack? Please call and share what you know with my team straightaway.”

The killing was the 29th fatal stabbing in the capital so far this year.

Anyone with information is urged to call the police incident room on 0208 721 4622 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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