A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with manslaughter after a girl, 17, was knifed to death in South London, police say.
Oluwaseyi Dada, of Camberwell, South East London, is due to appear at South London magistrates court today.
London News Pictures A 17-year-old girl was found stabbed to death in Camberwell on Thursday
Police were called at 12.16pm on Thursday to reports of a stabbing at a house.
Paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance also attended and despite their best efforts, the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene at 1pm.
Scotland Yard says her next-of-kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held today, with formal identification due to take place.
Dada was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene, where cops say they recovered a weapon.
London News Pictures Despite paramedics rushing to the Brisbane Street property, the young girl died of her injuries
Officers understand that the suspect and victim were known to each other.
The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating along with officers from Southwark and a crime scene remains in place at the address.
A Met Police spokesperson said: “Anyone with information on this attack is requested to call police on 0208 721 4812 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.”