Teenager stabbed in Lee named as Kevin Ssali from South Norwood
A 14-year-old boy murdered in Lee has been named as Kevin Ssali from South Norwood, who had been missing since July.
The teenager of Whitworth Road, was stabbed to death last night.
Officers were called to Burnt Ash Road at about 9.45pm to reports of a male stabbed. London Ambulance Service and the HEMS ambulance also attended the scene.
The teen was taken to hospital suffering stab injuries, where he later died. His next of kin have been informed.
A post-mortem is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Greenwich Mortuary.
It is understood Kevin was travelling on the 202 bus through Lee Green, which was destined for The Royal Standard in Charlton.
As he got off the bus in Burnt Ash Road, he was attacked and stabbed. Officers are trying to establish whether there as an 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.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 0208 721 4906 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Three males, believed to be in their mid to late teens, have been arrested on suspicious of murder.
They remain in custody at a south London police station.
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