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16-year-old charged with David Idowu murder

Detectives investigating the murder of 14-year-old David Idowu in Southwark have charged a 16-year-old youth with his murder.

David Idowu
David Idowu

He will appear at Camberwell Youth Court on Wednesday.

The youth was arrested before David died and appeared at Camberwell Youth Court on 23 June, accused of attempted murder.

David died in hospital on Monday 7 July having been stabbed during an incident on Tuesday 17 June in the area around Tabard Street, Becket Street and Great Dover Street.

On Tuesday morning police renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.

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