Teenager stabbed to death in Greenwich is named by the police

A murder investigation continues after an 18-year-old man was stabbed to death in Greenwich.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to Topham House on Prior Street, SE10 at about 9:45pm on Saturday December 8 following reports of a man stabbed and unresponsive.

Officers attended along with London’s Air Ambulance. The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:20pm.

His next of kin have been informed.

While formal identification awaits, police can confirm the deceased is Aron Warren from the Greenwich area.

A post-mortem examination is ongoing at Greenwich Mortuary.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Detective Chief Inspector Larry Smith, said: “While we continue to work to piece together the events that led to Aron’s murder, I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Topham House in Prior Street from around 9:15pm to contact police.

“We believe Aron was attacked inside the flat where he was residing in Topham House so I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who let someone into the building prior to the murder or who saw anyone fleeing the scene.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3985 or tweet @MetCC.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested in connection with this incident has since been released with no further action.


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