Two 16-year-old boys killed in 'connected' murders are named

11/27/2022 6:11:00 PM

Both boys were pronounced dead at the scenes.

The murders of two 16-year-old boys in south-east London on Saturday are linked, the Metropolitan Police has said. For the full story👇

Both boys were pronounced dead at the scenes.

, in Sewell Road, Abbey Wood, and Titmuss Avenue in Thamesmead.Crime scenes are in place at both locations and a Section 60 order, which provides police with additional search powers, is in place until 08:00 GMT on Sunday.Father found dead in Wigan was shot and attacked with acid, say police "I can assure everybody affected by these murders that skilled detectives will work tirelessly to discover what happened and provide answers to the young victims and families.Sunday 27 November 2022 13:15, UK Image: Why you can trust Sky News Two 16-year-old boys have been stabbed to death in two locations around a mile apart in southeast London, police have said.

The 16-year-old boys were named by police today as Charlie Bartolo and Kearne Solanke.Officers were called out at about 5.The boys' next of kin will be provided with support by specialist officers, police added.10pm to reports that people had been injured at both locations." Advertisement He said:"Officers are especially keen to hear from anyone who might have seen a dark-coloured SUV or 4X4 type with distinctive silver roof bars in the areas around Sewell Road or Titmuss Avenue in the days prior to the murders.Mr Bartolo was stabbed on Sewell Road in Abbey Wood and Mr Solanke was found on Titmuss Avenue, the Met said.Despite the best efforts of emergency services, both boys were pronounced dead.Both youths were later pronounced dead.

Police have since launched a murder investigation and keen to speak to anyone who might have witnessed the attacks.Officers are on the hunt for a dark-coloured SUV-type vehicle in the area, which they believe may have been linked to the crimes.The Metropolitan Police has launched a murder probe (Picture: UKNIP) The scene at Titmuss Avenue, Thamesmead, in south-east London (Picture: PA) Detective superintendent Richard McDonagh, speaking at the scene of one of the incidents, told reporters: ‘Homicide colleagues are investigating and are treating the two murders as linked.‘I can assure everybody affected by these murders that skilled detectives will work tirelessly to discover what happened and provide answers to the young victims and families.’ He added: ‘Officers are especially keen to hear from anyone who might have seen a dark-coloured SUV or 4X4 type with distinctive silver roof bars in the areas around Sewell Road or Titmuss Avenue in the days prior to the murders.Image: Flowers and candles left in Sewell Road, Abbey Wood.

‘We have already heard from a number of witnesses and I’m grateful to them.’ Flowers left near the scene at Titmuss Avenue (Picture: PA) Met Police officers attended the two murder scenes with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance (Picture: UKNIP) Crime scenes remained in place at both locations on Sunday, with police guarding the cordons.Several teenage boys laid flowers by the cordon in Titmuss Avenue, where a forensics tent could be seen by some knocked over dustbins.One was tearful as he placed a red love-heart balloon alongside them.Officers later cordoned off a black Nissan and one said it is a ‘car of interest’ in the investigation.

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