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Timeline: London teenage killings 2008

The death of a teenager after a stabbing in east London has raised the number of teenagers killed in violent incidents in the capital this year to 28.

(1) HENRY BOLOMBI

Henry Bolombi
1 January 2008: Henry Bolombi, 17, became London's first teenage knife crime victim of 2008.

He died after being chased by a group of youths in Edmonton, north London, and stabbed in the chest.

He was with nine friends when they became involved in a row with another group after getting off a night bus.

(2) FARIDON ALIZADA

Faridon Alizada
5 January 2008: Faridon Alizada, 18, was killed and two teenagers wounded at a flat in a tower block on the Larner Road Estate, Erith, south-east London.

Mr Alizada was stabbed in the chest. Two men have been charged with murder.

(3) LOUIS BODUKA

Boduka Mudianga
21 January 2008: Boduka Louis Mudianga, 18 - known to his friends as Louis Boduka - died from a stab wound to the chest after a confrontation with several people in Edmonton, north London.

Kevin Lewis, 18, from Edmonton, was sentenced to five years youth detention after being found guilty of the student's manslaughter.

(4) FUAD BURALEH

Fuad Buraleh
26 January 2008: Fuad Buraleh died from head injuries after being attacked while taking a short cut home through Dean Gardens, West Ealing.

Five men have been charged with murdering the 19-year-old. Mr Buraleh's friend escaped unharmed.

(5) OFIYKE NMEZU

Ofiyke Nmezu
15 February 2008: Ofiyke Nmezu, 16, died two weeks after his skull was fractured after being beaten with a brick in Enfield, north London.

Liam Palmer, 18, from Thaxted, Essex, pleaded guilty to his murder at the Old Bailey.

(6) SUNDAY ESSIET

Sunday Essiet
19 February 2008: Sunday Essiet, 15, died after being found with serious stab wounds in Invermore Place, Woolwich, south-east London.

Four men have been charged with his murder.

(7) TUNG LE

23 February 2008: Vietnamese student Tung Le, 17, was stabbed in the heart outside a Westminster club. Despite emergency surgery he died on 2 March.

A man was charged with murder.

(8) MICHAEL JONES

Michael Alexander Jones
13 March 2008: Michael Jones, was found dead at his home in Edmonton, north London, with severe head injuries and a stab wound to the chest.

The 18-year-old was studying geography at Queen Mary University, east London. His body was found by his mother.

A man has been charged with murder.

(9) NICHOLAS CLARKE

Nicholas Clarke
14 March 2008: Nicholas Clarke, 19, was shot in the head on the Myatts Field Estate in Brixton, south London.

He died the following day.

(10) DEVOE ROACH

Devoe Roach
27 March 2008: Devoe Roach, 17, was stabbed in Stamford Hill, north London.

A man has been charged with the murder.

A woman was charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

(11) AMRO ELBADAWI

Amro Elbadawi
27 March 2008: Amro Elbadawi, 14, died in hospital after his throat was slashed in Queen's Park, west London.

A teenage boy was charged with the murder.

(12) LYLE TULLOCH

Lyle Tulloch
3 May 2008: Lyle Tulloch, 15, died after being stabbed in a stairwell at Newall House, Borough, south London.

A 17-year-old youth and an 18-year-old man have been charged with the murder.

(13) JIMMY MIZEN

Jimmy Mizen
10 May 2008: Jimmy Mizen was killed at a baker's shop in Lee, south-east London.

He had celebrated his 16th birthday the previous day.

Police said post-mortem tests showed his throat was cut by glass.

Jake Fahri, 19, from Lee, south-east London, pleaded not guilty to his murder at the Old Bailey.

(14) ROB KNOX

Robert Knox (right) with his mother Sally and younger brother Jamie, 17
Rob Knox (right) with his mother and younger brother

24 May 2008: Eighteen-year-old Rob Knox was killed in a fight outside a bar in Sidcup, south-east London.

An actor who had won a small part in the next Harry Potter film, he was one of four men stabbed in the incident outside the Metro Bar in Station Road.

A man was charged with his murder and with wounding five others.

(15) SHARMAAKE HASSAN

Sharmaake Hassan

24 May 2008: Sharmaarke Hassan, 17, was found in Gilbeys Yard, Camden, with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was taken to hospital with severe injuries and died on 28 May.

(16) ARSEMA DAWIT

Arsema Dawit

2 June 2008: The body of Arsema Dawit, 15, was found in a lift at Matheson Lang House, Baylis Road, Waterloo.

A post-mortem examination showed she had died from multiple stab wounds.

A man was charged with Arsema's murder.

(17) BEN KINSELLA

Ben Kinsella

29 June 2008: Ben Kinsella, 16, died after being stabbed in Holloway, north London.

A post-mortem examination found he had multiple stab wounds to the torso.

Three men pleaded not guilty to his murder at the Old Bailey.

(18) SHAKILUS TOWNSEND

Shakilus Townsend

4 July 2008: Shakilus Townsend, 16, was stabbed and beaten with a baseball bat in Thornton Heath, south London.

Police says it was a "planned and targeted attack" by a group of youths wearing hooded tops and bandanas.

Five youths and a teenage girl have been charged with his murder.

(19) DAVID IDOWU

David Idowu

7 July 2008: David Idowu, 14, died three weeks after being stabbed in Great Dover Street, south-east London.

He had suffered stab wounds to his chest and stomach.

A 16-year-old youth has been charged with murder.

(20) MELVIN BRYAN

Melvin Bryan
10 July 2008: Melvin Bryan, 18, from Peckham, south London, was stabbed in the neck and chest during a fight at a bedsit in Edmonton, north London.

Two men have been charged with his murder.

(21) FREDERICK MOODY BOATENG

17 July 2008: Freddy Moody Boateng, 18, died after being stabbed.

The attack happened in Guildford Road, Lambeth. He was taken to a south London hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

(22) RYAN BRAVO

Ryan Bravo

6 August 2008: Ryan Bravo, 18, from Brixton, south London, was shot dead in a Costcutter store in Walworth, south-east London.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died from a single gunshot wound to the back.

A man has been charged with his murder.

(23) NILANTHAN MURDDI

Nilanthan Murddi

16 August 2008: Nilanthan Murddi died from a single stab wound to the throat in Sumner Road, Croydon, south London.

A man has been charged with his murder.


(24) CHARLES JUNIOR HENDRICKS

Charles Junior Hendricks

24 August 2008: Charles Junior Hendricks, 18, who was known as CJ, was found with stab wounds near Selborne Road in Walthamstow, east London.

He was taken to Whipps Cross Hospital in nearby Leytonstone but died from his injuries.

A 16-year-old boy has been remanded in custody charged with his murder.

(25) SHAQUILLE SMITH

Shaquille Smith

30 August 2008: Fourteen-year-old Shaquille Smith was stabbed in the stomach as he sat on a bench near his home in Hackney, east London.

He and his sister had allegedly been involved in an argument with a group of about 15 youths before the stabbing.

Six teenagers have been charged with Shaquille's murder.

(26) OLIVER KINGONZILA

Oliver Kingonzila

13 September 2008: Semi-professional footballer Oliver Kingonzila was found with stab wounds outside the E Bar in Croydon, south London.

He died shortly afterwards.

A man has been charged with his murder.

(27) CRAIG MARSHALL

Craig Marshall

26 September 2008: Craig Marshall, 19, from Acton, west London, turned up at the front counter of Acton police station suffering from stab wounds.

Police believe he was attacked outside Rufford Tower in Lexden Road, Acton. He died a few hours later in hospital.

A man has been charged with his murder.


(28) NABEER BAKURALLY

8 November 2008: Nabeer Bakurally, 19, from Forest Gate, east London, was found stabbed through the heart on Ilford High Road in Ilford, east London.

He died at the scene. A 17-year-old also suffered knife wounds in the incident.

Three men, aged 21, 23 and 24, have been charged with Mr Bakurally's murder.



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