Teenager Dies After Fight

9 August 2015, 12:31

A 17-year-old boy has died of head injuries after a fight in south London.

Police have started a murder investigation into the teenager's death.

Officers were called to Flaxman Road near Loughborough Junction at 8.50pm on Saturday 8 August 2015 to reports a fight had broken out.

They found the boy lying in the road and uniformed officers and paramedics battled to save his life but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Scotland Yard said his next of kin had been informed but they were awaiting formal identification. A post-mortem examination was due to be held at Greenwich Mortuary.

Anyone with information was asked to contact police on 020 8721 4054 or via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.