Teenager fatally stabbed in Lee named as Kevin Ssali
THE teenager who was stabbed to death in Lee last night has been named by police as Kevin Ssali.
Kevin was attacked as he got off the 202 bus in Burnt Ash Road at about 9.45pm yesterday (September 15).
The 14-year-old, of Whitmore Road, South Norwood, was taken to hospital suffering from stab injuries, where he later died.
A post-mortem examination is set to take place at Greenwich Mortuary at 12.30pm tomorrow.
Officers are trying to establish whether there was some kind of argument on board the bus as it travelled towards its destination of The Royal Standard in Charlton.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dunne, from the Met’s homicide and serious crime command, is leading the investigation.
He said: "I am appealing for anyone who travelled on the route 202 bus on its way through the Lee area just before 9.45pm on Saturday night to speak to my officers.
“Did you witness an altercation or argument involving a group of male youths?
"I would also like to speak to anyone who was in Burnt Ash Road, where the victim got off the bus.
“I need to know what the series of events were which culminated in a 14-year-old boy losing his life."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4906 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
Three youths, all believed to be aged in their mid to late teens, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
They remain in custody at a south London police station.