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New image released of fugitive killer sought by police

Police have released a new image of a convicted murderer moments before he absconded from an east London mental health centre as they renewed their appeal to find him.

CCTV image of Lerone Boye moments before he absconded from the John Howard Centre in Homerton, east London. Credit: Metropolitan Police /PA

Lerone Michael Boye, 27, was jailed for life last December for stabbing 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze to death and told he must serve a minimum of 28 years.

The image shows Boye moments before he ran off, wearing grey jogging bottoms and grey blue sweatshirt with a grey vest over the top.

Lerone Michael Boye has been told he must serve a minimum of 28 years. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Anyone with any information about Boye's whereabouts can also call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Read more: Killer escapes mental health unit



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