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Two charged with murder of two 16-yr-old males in south London

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Two charged with murder of two 16-yr-old males in south London

Two teenagers will appear in court charged with the murder of two 16-year-old males in south London.

[B] A 16-year-old male and [C] a 15-year-old male will appear in custody at Bexley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 2 December charged with the murder of Charlie Bartolo and Kearne Solanke.

An investigation was launched after police were called at around 17:10hrs on Saturday, 26 November to reports of two people injured at two separate locations - Sewell Road, Abbey Wood and Titmuss Avenue, Thamesmead.

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

At the Sewell Road location they found 16-year-old Charlie Bartolo, with stab wounds. Kearne Solanke, also 16, was discovered in Titmuss Avenue. He had also suffered stab wounds.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, both boys sadly died.

Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command investigate.

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