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UPDATE: Two more men arrested following Downham murder


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15-Jul-2014 5:46

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Detectives investigating the murder of a 22-year-old man in Downham have today, Tuesday, 15 July, arrested two more men.

The men [C - 23ys; D - 19ys] have both been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at a south London police station.

Two other men, arrested on Monday 14 July, [A - 23ys; B - 18ys] on suspicion of murder, remain in custody at a south London police station.

Police were called to Coniston Road, Downham at 20:54hrs on Sunday, 13 July following reports of a fight.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a 22-year-old man suffering what are believed to be stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 21:43hrs.

Next of kin have been informed. We await formal identification.

A post-mortem examination held at the Princess Royal University Hospital on Monday, 14 July gave cause of death as shock and hemorrhage and a stab wound to the leg.

An incident room has opened under Detective Chief Inspector Graeme Gwyn of the Homicide and Major Crime Command at Lewisham.

The murder is not being treated as gang-related. Enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is urged to call the police incident room on 0208-721-4805 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.