Search

Murder investigation launched for young man in Chislehurst

PUBLISHED: 12:26 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:40 10 January 2018

Empress Drive in Chislehurst. Picture: Google

Empress Drive in Chislehurst. Picture: Google

Archant

An investigation has been launched in Chilslehurst after an 18-year-old man was assaulted, and later died from his injuries.

Police were called to an incident in Chislehurst at approximately 21:05pm last night to reports of a fight on Empress Drive.

Officers attended and found an injured man, who was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a South London hospital, where he later died.

His next of kin have been informed and a postmortem examination will be held in due course.

Detective from the Homicide and Major Crime Comand are dealing with the incident, which is being led by DCI Tim Wright.

He said: “We understand that neighbours and people passing through the area witnessed the incident on Tuesday evening. We are keen to speak to all witnesses and would encourage them to come forward as soon as possible.

“A young man has lost his life and we are doing everything we can to piece together what took place.”

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is requested to call the incident room on 0208 7214961 or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bromley Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bromley Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bromley Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest news

Yesterday, 13:09

Biggin Hill Airport in Bromley held its annual Festival of Flight over the weekend and saw more than 15,000 people attend the event.

Yesterday, 09:36

A Bromley man surprised his wife on the 32nd anniversary of the night they met by taking her to the same nightclub on Widmore Road where their story began in 1986.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Overcast conditions and a lively pitch ensured the bowlers were very much on top as the first day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Leicestershire and Kent ended with honours approximately even.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Police and medical professionals investigating the death of an 18-year-old in Chislehurst have confirmed no one will be charged in relation to his death.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Bromley Technical School will be holding a special tribute concert to celebrate musical legend David Bowie.

Most read

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bromley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bromley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24