Teenager stabbed to death named

18:41 16 September 2012

Kevin Ssali died after being stabbed in Lee.

Kevin Ssali died after being stabbed in Lee.

Archant

A teenager who was stabbed to death has been named.

Kevin Ssali , of Whitworth Road, Norwood, was stabbed just before 9.45pm yesterday in Burnt Ash Road, Lee.

Police, London Ambulance Service and an ambulance helicopter attended and the 14-year-old was taken to a south London hospital suffering stab injuries, but he died at the hospital.

It is believed Kevin was travelling on a route 202 bus through Lee Green, SE12. The bus’s destination was The Royal Standard in Charlton.

As the victim got off the bus in Burnt Ash Road he was attacked and stabbed. Officers are trying to establish if there was some sort of altercation on board the bus which led to the incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dunne from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command is leading the investigation. He said: “I am appealing for anyone who travelled on the route 202 bus on its way through the Lee area just before 9.45pm on Saturday night to speak to my officers. Did you witness an altercation or argument involving a group of male youths?

“I would also like to speak to anyone who was in Burnt Ash Road, where the victim got off the bus. I need to know what the series of events were which culminated in a 14-year-old boy losing his life.”

A post mortem is due to take place at Greenwich Mortuary tomorrow.

Three men, all believed to be in their mid to late teens, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and they have been taken to a south London police station, where they remain in custody.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

In an unrelated incident police were called to reports of a man stabbed in New Cross Road at around 3.55am this morning. The 19-year-old was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. No one has been arrested.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Just like the unwanted presents they are, you could argue (and we will) these players should be on their way out this Christmas.

Read more

Ahhh… When did the 1990s become the “good old days”?

Read more

After weeks of challenges and cringeworthy boardroom showdowns, Lord Sugar made a decision – and Twitter was watching.

Read more

Promoted content

We've got a great selection of Secret Santa presents and stocking fillers for under a tenner...  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Office Secret Santa: it’s a Christmas ritual that everyone dreads, but no-one wants to seem like a Scrooge by saying no. Never fear, London24 is here to make buying gifts for Dave in Accounts simple and stress-free, with a selection of presents for under a tenner

Money saving Christmas gifts to add to your shopping list!

It’s nearly time to go on the hunt for Christmas presents, stuck on what to get for your nearest and dearest? We’ve picked out a selection of great deals to get you started and to help you save some pennies!

Ahhh… When did the 1990s become the “good old days”?

After weeks of challenges and cringeworthy boardroom showdowns, Lord Sugar made a decision – and Twitter was watching.

And we were all invited to the happy couple’s big day!

And they have a role to play in saving their species.

Quirky London