Four male youths have been arrested on suspicion of stabbing an 18-year-old to death in Sydenham.
A 13-year-old, two 15- year-olds, and a 17-year-old have been arrested in connection with the stabbing and are currently in custody .
Police were called to West Park Road on May 31 at approximately 8:30pm, after reports that a fight had broken out between several teenagers.
One of the victims, 18-year-old James Hunter (known by the name of Yards) was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime. Another 17-year-old victim was also stabbed, but is currently in hospital and in a stable condition.
Officers are currently investigating the murder to see if it was gang related.
Chief Inspector Russell Taylor would like any witnesses that have information to come forward.He said:
“An incident room has been opened and can be contacted on 0208 721 4868. To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”