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Two teen boys murdered in south London 12 minutes apart

Two teenagers die in 12 minutes just 12 miles apart in stabbing and shooting as London’s blood-drenched streets see their 57th and 58th murders

  • Two teenage boys have been murdered in south London within 12 minutes today
  • One victim was stabbed to death in Wandsworth, south London at 4.42pm   
  • A second boy shot near Hartville Road in Plumstead at 4.54pm 
  • The victims are the 57th and 58th people murdered in the capital during 2019

Two teenage boys have been murdered in separate incidents within 12 minutes of each other in south London today. 

The first victim was stabbed on Deeside Road, Wandsworth at 4.42pm and died a short time later. The second boy was shot dead in a car park on Hartville Road, Plumstead at 4.54pm, some 12 miles away. 

Three men and a woman have been arrested in connection with the Plumstead murder. They have been taken for questioning to separate south London police stations. 

Nobody has yet been arrested in connection with the Wandsworth stabbing.    

A teenage boy was shot dead in this car park in Hartville Road, Plumstead shortly before 5pm today. He was the second teenager to die violently in the capital within 12 minutes

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Deeside Road, Wandsworth at 16.42 today. A second teenage boy was shot dead at 16.54 in a car park on Hartville Road, Plumstead

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Deeside Road, Wandsworth at 16.42 today. A second teenage boy was shot dead at 16.54 in a car park on Hartville Road, Plumstead

The boy, who is believed to be in his late teens was found in a car park in Hartville Road, Plumstead shortly before 5pm.  

Emergency services battled to save the boy’s life but he died at the scene. 

Today’s murders are believed to be the 57th and 58th murders so far this year in the capital.  

Police are currently trying to notify the both victims next of kin as soon as possible. A post mortem will be carried out in each case.  

A Met spokesman said: ‘Police were called to Deeside Road, SW17 at 1642hrs on Friday, June 14 following reports of a stabbing. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a male, believed to be aged in his late teens in a critical condition.

‘He died at the scene a short while later.

‘A crime scene remains in place and police are appealing for anyone with information on what happened to call them urgently on 101 quoting CAD reference 5877/14June.’

Detectives confirmed they are following a number of leads. 

Scotland Yard warned local residents in Wandsworth and Plumstead that they will see a heavy police presence as a result of both crimes.   

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, pictured today at a service of remembrance for Grenfell condemned this afternoon's murders and called on anyone with information on the killings to contact police or Crimestoppers immediately

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, pictured today at a service of remembrance for Grenfell condemned this afternoon’s murders and called on anyone with information on the killings to contact police or Crimestoppers immediately

Anyone with information on the Plumstead murder can call police urgently on 101 quoting CAD reference 6004/14June. 

Witnesses or anyone with information on either crime can call Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan released a statement condemning the murders. 

He said: ‘I am sickened to hear that two young lives ahve been ended within minutes of each other in Wandsworth and Greenwich.

‘Our overstretched police are working around the clock to keep Londoners safe. They need our support to end this scourge of violence.

‘I am in close contact with the Metropolitan Police and locally elected representatives.

‘Anybody hwo has information about what happened either in Wandsworth or Greenwich should do the right thing and call the police, either on 101 or anonymously, through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.’

  • Jan 1: Charlotte Huggins, 32, Camberwell
  • Jan 1: Tudor Simionov, 33, Mayfair
  • Jan 4: Simbiso Aretha Moula, 39, Rainham
  • Jan 6: Sarah Ashraf, 35, Isle of Dogs
  • Jan 7: Jayden Moody, 14, Waltham Forest
  • Jan 11: Asma Begum, 31, Canning Town
  • Jan 27: Kamil Malysz, 34, Acton
  • Jan 29: Nedim Bilgin, 17, Islington
  • Feb 4: Carl Thorpe, 46, Highgate
  • Feb 5: Lejean Richards, 19, Battersea
  • Feb 10: Dennis Anderson, 39, East Dulwich
  • Feb 18: Bright Akinlele, 22, Camden
  • Feb 19: Brian Wieland, 69, Chingford
  • Feb 21: Glendon Spence, 23, Brixton
  • Feb 22: Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck, 19, Wood Green
  • Feb 25: David Lopez-Fernandez, 38, Tower Hamlets
  • Feb 26: Che Morrison, 20, Ilford
  • Mar 1: Jodie Chesney, 17, Harold Hill
  • Mar 2: Elize Linda Stevens, 50, Hendon
  • Mar 2: Jolia Bogdan, 3 months, Croydon
  • Mar 3: Unnamed man, 37, Soho
  • Mar 6: Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, Kew
  • Mar 6: David Martinez, 26, Leyton
  • Mar 7: Antoinette Donnegan, 52, Battersea
  • Mar 7: Ayub Hassan, 17, West Kensington
  • Mar 16: Nathaniel Armstrong, 29, Fulham
  • Mar 22: Abdirashid Mohamoud, 17, Isleworth
  • Mar 24: Ravi Katharkamar, 54, Pinner
  • Mar 27: Ramane Richard Wiggan, 25, West Norwood
  • Mar 28: Zahir Visiter, 25, Regents Park
  • Mar 29: Gavin Garraway, 40, Clapham
  • Apr 1: Calvin Bungisa, 22, Kentish Town
  • Apr 2: Hubert Hall, 60, Walthamstow
  • Apr 7: Annabelle Lancaster, 22, Enfield
  • Apr 8: Noore Bashir Salad, 22, Manor Park
  • Apr 16: Gopinath Kasivisuwanathan, 27, Wembley
  • Apr 17: Steven Brown, 47, Stoke Newington
  • Apr 23: Meshak Williams, 21, Harlesden
  • Apr 26: Mihrican Mustafa, 38, Canning Town
  • Apr 26: Henriett Szucs, 34, Canning Town
  • Apr 26: Amy Parsons, 35, Whitechapel
  • Apr 26: Joshua White, 29, Hackney
  • May 1: Tashaun Aird, 15, Hackney
  • May 5: Constantin Sin, 51, Leytonstone
  • May 5: Junior Urugbezi-Edwards, 18, Southwark
  • May 11: Erik San-Filippo, 23, Islington
  • May 16: Barrington Davis, 54, Lewisham
  • May 23: Vladimir Koudriavtsev, 69, Kensington
  • May 23: Tatiana Koudriavtsev, 68, Kensington
  • May 25: Iderval da Silva, 46, Battersea
  • May 26: Alimal Islam, 23, Tower Hamlets
  • May 28: Ismaila Ceesay, 33, Forest Gate
  • May 30: Steven Kennedy, 61, Plaistow Park
  • May 30: Graham Howe, 52, Harrow
  • June 1: Baris Kucuk, 33, Haringey
  • June 4: Adrian Murphy, 43, Battersea
  • June 14: Unnamed boy, Wandsworth
  • June 14: Unnamed boy, Plumstead

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