Investigations are continuing this morning in to the death of a teenage mother who died after being found on fire in a south London street. Rachel Osei had a three year old son.
A teenager who was found on fire in a street in south west London has been named locally as Rachel Osei.
Emergency services tried to put out the flames engulfing the 18 year old, but she died at the scene in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A spokeswoman for the London Fire Brigade said the 18-year-old woman suffered burns on every part of her body.
Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.
An 18-year-old woman died after being found on fire in the south-west London suburb of New Malden, which is in the borough of Kingston upon Thames.
A teenager has died after she was found on fire in south-west London. Police and the London Fire Brigade were called to a level crossing on West Barnes Lane, New Malden, where they found the 18-year-old on fire. They put out the blaze but the woman died at the scene.
A formal identification is yet to be made, but police believe they know the identity of the woman and her next of kin have been notified. The cause of the fire is being investigated, and police are treating the death as unexplained. It's believed the fire started at a nearby home in Linkway