Teenager found dead in Wandsworth is identified

11:14 18 February 2013

Peter Hagan was pronounced dead after being found in the ground floor of the tower block. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Peter Hagan was pronounced dead after being found in the ground floor of the tower block. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A 16-year-old boy found dead in a stairwell of a block of flats in Wandsworth after a house party has been named by police.

Peter Hagan was discovered on the ground floor of Albon House in Neville Gill Close, at 1.30am yesterday. He had suffered stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Metropolitan Police await formal identification but said they were satisfied the victim was Peter Hagan.

A post-mortem examination started yesterday and was due to resume later today.

A murder investigation has been launched and an incident room has opened under Detective Chief Inspector Nick Scola, of the Homicide and Serious Crime Command.

Nine people were arrested in connection with the inquiry, Scotland Yard said. Eight have been bailed pending further inquiries and the ninth currently remains in custody.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4005 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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