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Week-on appeal in Peckham murder investigation

News   •   Aug 14, 2017 16:59 BST

[Daniel Namanga]

One week on from the murder of Daniel Namanga in Peckham, detectives will return to the scene to appeal for witnesses and information.

Daniel died after being stabbed in Ilderton Road, near the junction of Old Kent Road, following an incident at approximately 02:00hrs on Tuesday, 8 August.

Detective Inspector Domenica Catino of the Homicide and Major Crime Command leads the investigation - she said:

“Officers will be in the area of Ilderton Road from between midnight and 2am on Tuesday, 15 August speaking to people and appealing for information.

“I would ask anyone who has information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to speak to my officers or call police - this could prove of vital assistance to the investigation.”

Police were called at around 02:00hrs on Tuesday, 8 August, to reports of a disturbance in the Ilderton Road/Old Kent Road area of SE15.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service where they found 19-year-old Daniel suffering from a stab injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 02:05hrs.

A post mortem was carried out on Wednesday, 8 August, and gave cause of death as single stab wound to the chest.

Daniel's next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers.

Police have made eight arrests in connection with this investigation. One man [G] has been charged with murder.

Four men aged 23 [A], 21 [B], 31 [F] and 27 [H] have been released under investigation.

Two women aged 25 [C and D] and a 23-year-old man [E] have been released with no further action.

Anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8721 4622 or 101, or contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org