14 April 2023 09:08 Male charged with murder in Chingford A 16-year-old male has been charged with the murder of 17-yr-old Chima Osuji in Chingford.

Detectives have charged a teenager with the murder of 17-year-old Chima Osuji in Chingford.

[A] aged 16, was arrested on Wednesday, 12 April and is due to appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ court on Friday, 14 April.

Chima’s family are aware of this development.

Two other boys aged in their teens [B] and [C] have also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

[B] aged 15 has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in early July; [C] aged 16 remains in custody.

Police were called at 21.21hrs on Monday, 10 April 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 have been informed and are being supported by family liaison officers.

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 crimestoppers-uk.org.