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Lyle Tulloch Harper Road murder: two teens sentenced

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Two teenagers have been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 15-year-old Lyle Tulloch who was stabbed at a party on the Rockingham Estate in May last year.

Lyle Tulloch
Peckham boy Lyle Tulloch (inset) was killed at Newall House on Harper Road SE1
Damien Solobowale and Tobi Peters
Life sentences: Damien Solobowale and Tobi Peters

18-year-old Damien Solobowale from Gypsy Hill and Tobi Peters, aged 17, of Deptford were found guilty in December following a four week trial at the Old Bailey.

This week they both received life sentences with a minimum twelve year tariff before they will be considered for parole.

Peckham teenager Lyle Tulloch, who was not a member of any gang, was stabbed thirteen times at after an argument at a party on the Rockingham Estate in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday 3 May.

He was stabbed in the stairwell of Newall House at the corner of Harper Road and Bath Terrace.

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