Jeremiah Sewell: Two men charged with murder of 19-year-old stabbed in Beckenham Place Park

Jeremiah Sewell, of Bellingham, was attacked as he sat in a parked car at Beckenham Place Park, Lewisham, just after 4.30am on Saturday July 16.

Two men have been charged with murder after a 19-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the neck in south-east London.

Jeremiah Sewell, of Bellingham, was attacked as he sat in a parked car at Beckenham Place Park in Lewisham just after 4.30am on Saturday July 16.

He took himself to hospital but later died from his injuries.

Jeremiah Sewell

Kadjo Kadio, 18, of Crown Drive, Romford, and Godfrey Tanishe Madondo, 19, of Colegrove Road, Southwark, appeared today - Wednesday, July 20 - at Bromley Magistrates’ Court.

They have been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday (July 22).

Two 19-year-old women remain in custody after being arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of murder and perverting the course of justice.

An 18-year-old man arrested on Sunday (July 17) on suspicion of murder has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Beckenham Place Park where Jeremiah Sewell was stabbed to death in his car. Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Det Ch Insp Chris Wood, leading the investigation, said: “My thoughts continue to be with Jeremiah’s family and friends.

“Jeremiah’s family deserve answers about what happened to him and who was responsible for his death.

"We are working hard to provide those answers and while our investigation has significantly progressed we still need members of the public to come forward and tell us what they know.

“Your information could be vital to our investigation no matter how insignificant you may think it to be.

“Please get in touch with police or Crimestoppers with anything you know.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference CAD 1368/16Jul.

Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.