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Teenager charged with murder of Damani Mauge appears in court

News   •   Mar 18, 2020 10:01 GMT

Damani Mauge

A 16-year-old boy charged with the murder of Damani Mauge in Croydon has appeared in court.

The teenager, from Mitcham, was arrested on Sunday, 15 March.

He was charged with attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He appeared at Croydon Magistrates' Court on 17 March and was remanded in youth custody.

A provisional date for his next appearance has been set for 31 March.

Damani, 17, was found with fatal stab wounds after police were called at 20:30hrs on 8 March to a 130 bus in Whitehorse Lane, SE25.

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