First picture of teen stabbed to death on Croydon bus

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The victim of a fatal stabbing in Croydon has been named as 17-year-old Damani Mauge.

Police were called at approximately 8.30pm on Sunday, 8 March to reports of a stabbing on a 130 bus in Whitehorse Lane, SE25.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.

Damani was pronounced dead at the scene at 9.07pm.

Next of kin are aware and being supported by specially trained officers.

A post mortem is due to take place on Tuesday, 10 March.

At this early stage, it is believed the victim was involved in an altercation on a bus prior to the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6512/8Mar.

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