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.

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Crime news

Monday, April 27, 2015
Salah Mohammed was illegally touting for business near this carwash on Great Eastern Street when he picked up the victim [Image from Google StreetView]

A minicab driver has been jailed after picking up a woman in Shoreditch and taking to his friend’s house in Walthamstow, where she was raped.

Monday, April 27, 2015
Police want to know who these two men are [Photographs from Metropolitan Police]

Police are looking for two witnesses to a vicious assault that took place in Camden Lock and left the victim needing hospital treatment.

Monday, April 27, 2015

A 34-year-old has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Leyton over the weekend.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police want to talk to this woman about the incident

Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to after a Muslim woman wearing a head scarf was racially abused on a Piccadilly line train.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Peter Mussett sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl on the DLR

A 32-year-old man carried out an ‘incredibly frightening’ sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl travelling alone on the DLR.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Police have released a CCTV image of a cyclist believed to have knocked a woman to the ground.

CCTV images of a cyclist accused of forcefully knocking a woman over in Bermondsey before speeding off have been released by police.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Two phones. Same phone case. Genius.

To celebrate the launch of the first luxury dual phone case, PearPeel, we are giving away two of the black leather Rocha cases, perfect for holding two iPhone 6 handsets.

Read more
We have censored part of this image

Keith Fraser, the UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington has apologised after retweeting an Islamophobic cartoon which looks similar to Charlie Hebdo’s depictions of the Prophet yesterday morning.