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Further arrest in Camberwell murder

News   •   Oct 20, 2019 18:31 BST

Detectives investigating the murder of Clinton Evbota in Camberwell have made a further arrest.

A 17-year-old male [G] from Streatham was arrested on Sunday, 20 October on suspicion of murder – he remains in custody at a south London police station.

Six other males were arrested on Friday, 18 October on suspicion of Clinton's murder – they have all been bailed pending further enquiries. They are:

[A] A 17-year-old from Coulsdon;
[B] A 14-year-old from Southwark;
[C] A 15-year-old from Camberwell;
[D] A 15-year-old from Camberwell;
[E] A 18-year-old from Stockwell;
[F] A 17-year-old from Stockwell.

An investigation was launched after police were called at 20:21hours on Thursday, 10 October to a stabbing in Brandon Estate, Grimsel Path, SE5.

Officers attended and found 18-year-old Clinton Evbota injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 21:14 hours.

Formal identification has taken place. A post-mortem examination gave cause of death as multiple stab wounds.

Enquiries led by Specialist Crime Command detectives continue.

Anyone who can assist the investigation team is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 7532/10OCT19.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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