Police Launch Murder Investigation As Tulse Hill Records London’s 5th Fatal Stabbing In 1 Week

A murder investigation has been launched after a 16-year-old was found with fatal injuries.

Police were called to Greenleaf Close, Tulse Hill, at 22.53hrs on Monday, 5 November to reports of a shooting.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and found a 16-year-old unconscious in the street.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, the boy was pronounced dead at 23.41hrs. His next of kin are aware.

At this early stage, it is believed the boy’s injuries are stab rather than gunshot wounds.

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed and will lead the investigation.

No arrests have been made at this stage. Enquiries are ongoing.


Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 8349/05 Nov. To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


You can also tweet police via @MetCC.

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