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Third charge in Kelva Smith murder investigation

News   •   Jun 01, 2018 13:42 BST

[Victim: Kelva Smith]

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Kelva Smith in South Norwood on Monday, 5 March have charged a third person in connection with his murder.

A 15-year-old boy [A] was charged on Thursday, 31 May with murder and possession of an offensive weapon (knife).

He will appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court in custody today, Friday, 1 June.

Two other teenagers have previously been charged.

They are:

[B] Tyronne Farquharsan, 19 (23.09.98), of Archer Road, South Norwood, charged on Wednesday, 7 March with murder and possession of an offensive weapon (knife).

[C] A 14-year-old boy charged on Saturday, 10 March with murder, possession of an offensive weapon (knife) and attempted wounding.

[B] and [C] have been remanded in custody with a trial set to start at the Old Bailey on Monday, 10 September.