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Brixton boy was "role model"

A fifteen-year-old boy, murdered on Thursday night has been named as Junior Nkwelle. The teenager was a promising young footballer and a "role model" according to local resident David Marriott.

Police say that it was not a gang-related killing. Floral tributes have been growing outside the block of flats where he was killed. One card read:

Dear Junior, You was a good friend, a great footballer and a great person. Justice will happen. I promise!

– PA

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