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Boy, 14, who was stabbed to death in South London earlier this week was named and photographed.
Jermaine Cools, 14, was stabbed multiple times in a big fight near West Croydon train station.
Jermaine Cools, aged just 14, was fatally stabbed on Thursday in London Rd near West #Croydon station
— Croydon MPS (@MPSCroydon) November 21, 2021
His death means that 27 teenagers died fatally in the capital that year, 23 of whom were stabbed to death.
In terms of total deaths, the capital is almost on par with a grim 2008 in which 29 teenagers died.
Police were called to London Road on Thursday at 6:40 pm with reports of a fight between a group of people.
Although no suspects or victims were found at the scene, around 7:10 pm. Police were called to a hospital in south London where a teenager with stab wounds had presented himself.
Despite the best efforts of the medical staff, Jermaine was pronounced dead.
In a statement released Sunday, Metropolitan Police said Jermaine’s relatives had been forewarned.
The autopsy found that the Croydon boy’s cause of death were multiple stab wounds, police added.
Chief Inspector Richard Vandenbergh, Head of Investigation, said: “Although our investigation is progressing well, I continue to call anyone who has seen this brawl near West Croydon Station.
“I also want to hear from anyone on the road who has recorded events with a dash cam; your footage could be vital in reconstructing what happened.
“Jermaine’s family was devastated by his murder and we need to identify who was responsible. If you can help, please contact my team or leave information anonymously to Crimestoppers.
There were no arrests in this case.
Patrick Green, CEO of the Ben Kinsella Trust charity, said earlier this week that knife crime “is an ongoing problem” and “is getting worse in terms of the severity of the crime, and statistics show it is getting worse every time. year. more time “. More and more deadly. Younger young people become victims ”.