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UPDATED: Arrest in Lambeth murder investigation

News   •   Jul 08, 2021 20:45 BST

Keane Flynn-Harling

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder by detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Lambeth.

The 29-year-old was arrested on the afternoon of Thursday, 8 July. He has subsequently been released on bail to a date in August.

Police were called at approximately 23:45hrs on Monday, 5 July, to a teenager stabbed in Oval Place, SW8.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. The 16-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has since been named as Keane Flynn-Harling. His family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Detectives from the Met's Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation and continue to appeal for witnesses.

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