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Croydon murder victim named as investigation continues

News   •   Mar 09, 2020 20:14 GMT

Damani Mauge

The victim of a fatal stabbing in Croydon has been named as 17-year-old Damani Mauge.

Police were called at approximately 20:30hrs on Sunday, 8 March to reports of a stabbing on a 130 bus in Whitehorse Lane, SE25.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.

Damani was pronounced dead at the scene at 21:07hrs.

Next of kin are aware and being supported by specially trained officers.

A post mortem took place on Tuesday, 10 March. The cause of death was a stab wound to the chest.

At this early stage, it is believed the victim was involved in an altercation on a bus prior to the attack. There have been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6512/8Mar.

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