Nigerian Teenager Murdered In Chiselhurst Identified

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Chislehurst have named the victim.

Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo, 18, died in hospital on the morning of Wednesday, 10 January, from injuries sustained following a reported altercation in Empress Drive just after 21:00hrs the previous evening.

A post-mortem examination commenced on Friday, 12 January. This has not concluded and will continue in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Detective Chief Inspector Tim Wright, said:“We understand that neighbours and people passing through the area witnessed the incident on Tuesday evening. We are keen to speak to all witnesses and would encourage them to come forward as soon as possible.


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“A young man has lost his life and we are doing everything we can to piece together what took place.”

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4961 – you can also tweet @MetCC. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, 10 January. He has since been bailed to a date in early February.

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