Case: Teenager stabbed in Walthamstow: Elijah Dornelly
Victim
Name:
Elijah Dornelly
Gender:
Male
Date:
2017-05-07
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
Knife
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Teenage Victim
Case synopsis:

Elijah Dornelly, 17, was stabbed to death in Walthamstow on 7 May 2017.

Police and paramedics were called to the High Street near the junction with Buxton Road at around 11.30pm.

Elijah died a short time later in hospital and a post-mortem confirmed the cause of death was a stab wound.

Detectives described the attack as 'targeted' and appealed for help identifying two suspects who fled the scene on bicycles.

On 16 May 2017 Esra Abeka-Soares, 18, (17.1.99) of Caxton Road, Southall; and a 17-year-old boy from Walthamstow were charged with murder.

They are due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 6 November 2017.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, are urged call the incident room on 020 8358 0400, or contact police via 101, or by tweeting @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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