Five arrested after teenager dies in Sydenham stabbing

Police have launched a murder investigation after an 18-year-old was stabbed in Sydenham.

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Two more teenagers charged over Sydenham murder

James Hunter was killed in Sydenham on May 31 Credit: Met police

Two more teenagers have been charged with the murder of James Hunter In Sydenham on May 31. The 18-year-old died after being stabbed in the chest.

A 15-year-old from Lewisham and a 17-year-old from Sydenham have now been charged with murder. The males will appear at Bromley Youth Court tomorrow.

Earlier, another three youths were charged with murder.

Police appeal after Sydenham stabbing

Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed a fight in which one teenager died and another was injured. Police were called to Sydenham last night. Detective Chief Inspector Russell Taylor said:

A number of youths gathered in Wells Park Road before a fight broke out. Many people would have witnessed the attack as well as the aftermath. I would urge those people to contact officers so that we can piece together the events that lead up to this murder.

– Detective Chief Inspector Russell Taylor, Metropolitan Police

Anyone who saw the fight should call 020 8721 4868, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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