Chingford fatal stabbing, Chima Osuji: Second teenager charged with murder

Chima Osuji died following reports of a stabbing on Easter Monday.

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A second teenager has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Chima Osuji in Chingford.

A 16-year-old is due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Saturday (April 15), following the incident on Easter Monday (April 10).

Police were called at 9.21pm on Easter Monday to reports of a stabbing in Longshaw Road, Chingford. Officers were on the scene within three minutes, along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

Despite the efforts of members of the public and emergency services, who provided first aid, Chima died at the scene.

His next-of-kin are being supported by police family liaison officers.

A 15-year-old was arrested and has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in early July.

Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3985 or police on 101 quoting CAD 6358/10Apr. You can also message @MetCC on Twitter.

To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit