Third Arrest in Roehampton Murder Case

Three teens being held in connection with stabbing

Police Arrest 15 Year Old Boy

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Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Roehampton last week have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to a South London police station for questioning.

A 15-year-old boy appeared in court earlier this week charged with murder and a 17-year-old male youth is being questioned at a south London police station.

The victim, who police believe to be Martin Thomas, was found with serious injuries at a property on Huntingfield Road in Roehampton, on Tuesday of last week (22nd April). The London Air Ambulance helicopter attended but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination revealed he died from a stab wound that punctured his lung.

Detective Chief Inspector Charlie King of the .Homicide and Major Crime Command said: "We are appealing for potential witnesses who saw anyone suspicious or any suspicious activity around the address at this time to please come forward."

Anyone who can help should call the incident room on 020 8721 4205 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

April 29, 2014