A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Thornton Heath last night, being the second attack within 24 hours leaving a teenager dead.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene at Georgia Road around 11pm last night. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before midnight.
A murder investigation is now being conducted by the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC).
The boy’s identity has not yet been released as police are awaiting formal identification and confirmation that his next of kin have been informed.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with any information that may assist the investigation should call the HMCC via 101. To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.
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