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26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder of Bromley dad Danny Pearce

PUBLISHED: 11:33 04 August 2017

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Detectives carried out two searches of an address in Deptford early this morning

Detective investigating the murder of Bromley dad, Danny Pearce, who was shot at and stabbed by two thieves on a moped have made an arrest.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on Friday, August 5, in the early hours this morning, on suspicion of murder following the execution of two search warrants at addresses in the Deptford area.

The man is currently in custody at a south London police station and searches at the addresses are ongoing.

Mr Pearce, 31, was stabbed in King William Walk, on Saturday July 15, at 12.15am after he was confronted by two men on a moped who demanded he hand over his property, including a Rolex watch.

Officers attended and found Mr Pearce suffering from stab woudns. Despite the efforts of the London Ambulance Service, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin were informed and formal identification took place on Tuesday, July 18.

A post-mortem examination held on Saturday, July 15, gave the cause of death as stab woudns.

The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone that can assist the investigation can contact the incident room on 020 8721 4005, or police via 101 or Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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