Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of murdering teen stabbed in Woolwich

Tamim Ian Habimana. The victim of a fatal stabbing in Woolwich has been named as 15-year-old Tamim Ian Habimana from Eltham. See SWNS story SWNNstab. A 15-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of Tamim's murder on Thursday, 8 July and has been taken in custody to a police station in south London. Police were called at 17:23hrs on Monday, 5 July to reports of a stabbing on Woolwich New Road, SE18. Officers attended and found Tamim suffering from a single stab wound. They immediately provided first aid prior to the arrival of the London Ambulance Service. Despite the efforts of emergency services, Tamim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at 18:08hrs. His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Tamim Ian Habimana died after being stabbed in Woolwich last Monday (Picture: SWNS)

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death in southeast London.

Tamim Ian Habimana, also 15, was found with a single stab wound when officers were called to reports of an attack in Woolwich shortly after 5.20pm on Monday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene in Woolwich New Road at 6.08pm, despite the efforts of emergency services to save him.

The teenager accused of his murder, who cannot be named, appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Saturday. He is next due to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.

He is also charged with the attempted murder of another 15-year-old and possession of an offensive weapon.

Two other boys, aged 14 and 15, remain in custody at a police station in south London, having also been arrested on suspicion of Tamim’s murder.

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