18-year-old Nigerian killed during fight in East London

January 15, 2018 6:34 pm

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo, has died from injuries sustained in a squabble in Chislehurst, East London.

Odeyingbo was found wounded in the garden of a home in the street few minutes past 9pm and died the following morning in a hospital, Evening Standard reports.



An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday. He has since been bailed to a date in early February.

Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector, Tim Wright, said, “We understand that neighbours and people passing through the area witnessed the incident on Tuesday evening.

“We are keen to speak to all witnesses and would encourage them to come forward as soon as possible.

“A young man has lost his life and we are doing everything we can to piece together what took place.”

A post-mortem examination has commenced.

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