A murder investigation has been carried out after a Nigerian teenager, Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo was stabbed and died from his injuries in Chislehurst, Southeast London.
Oluwadamilola who is 18 years old died on Wednesday, January 10, of injuries he got during a fight in Empress Drive just after 9 pm the previous evening.
The Police were called on Tuesday, 9 January to the scene of the fight on Empress Drive. Officers attended to the victim. He was carried by the London Ambulance Service to a south a London Hospital where he passed away.
As part of the investigation, an 18-year-old teenager was detained on suspicion of murder on Wednesday and has been bailed until early February.
Police are appealing for information. 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. A young man has lost his life and we are doing everything we can to piece together what took place.”
According to a Twitter user, Femo, his aunt, the boy’s mother had left Nigeria to the UK to get a better life.
“My aunt traveled to the UK to get a better life Then some idiots went to stab my cousin and killed him God nawa to you o I know Twitter is a strong place and I know if y’all rt this someone would come forward and say something There were witnesses”