Teenager stabbed to death in Croydon is named by police as two teens are charged with his murder

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Croydon last week has been named by police, as two teenagers are charged with his murder.

Police have name the teenage victim as Camron Smith (pictured) of Shrublands.

Officers were called to a house in Bracken Avenue, Shrublands, at 12.46am on last Thursday where they found a 16-year-old boy who had been stabbed.

He was treated at the scene but, despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

On Monday, detectives charged two teenagers with Camron’s murder and with an additional charge of robbery.

One of those charged is a 15-year-old male who was arrested in East Sussex on Friday.

The second is Romain La Pierre, 18, of Amber Grove, Cricklewood.

He was arrested in the Brierley Hill area of the West Midlands on Saturday.

Both have both been remanded in police custody and appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Detectives continue to investigate Camron’s murder and would like to hear from anyone who has information but has not yet come forward.

Information can be provided by calling the incident room on 0208 721 4961 or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111



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