Denardo Samuels-Brooks

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A further man has been charged as part of the investigation into the murder of Denardo Samuels-Brooks in Streatham.

[L] A 17-year-old male will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 14 June charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon.

Other people have been charged with murder as follows:

[A] A 17-year-old male from the Croydon area will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 12 June.

[B] Umar Salami – 18 (16.10.02) of Addiscombe Grove, Croydon will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 12 June.

Both were remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 15 June.

[C] Denzel Kwatng – 19 (14.05.02) of Parkway, New Addington and [D] Andre Headley – 18 (12.11.02) of Prentis Road, SW16 will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 14 June.

Other people arrested have been dealt with as follows:

Two 16-year-old females [E] and [F] have been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in late June.

Four other people – [G] a 15-year-old male; [H] a 16-year-old male; [I] a 17-year-old female and [K] an 18-year-old man have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

An investigation was launched after police were called to reports of a stabbing in Prentis Road, SW16 at approximately 16:15hrs on Thursday, 10 June.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a 17-year-old male suffering a stab injury. He was taken to hospital but despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he was pronounced dead at 16:51hrs.

While formal identification awaits, next of kin have been informed and the deceased is Denardo Samuels-Brooks, aged 17.

A post-mortem examination took place at Greenwich Mortuary on Saturday, 12 June and gave cause of death as a stab wound.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5897/10June. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555