Case: East Dulwich stabbing: Dennis Anderson
Victim
Name:
Dennis Anderson
Gender:
Male
Date:
2019-02-10
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
Knife
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Uncategorised
Case synopsis:

Dennis Anderson, 39, was stabbed to death in East Dulwich on 10 February 2019.

Police were called to Lordship Lane near the junction with East Dulwich Grove at 2.35am.

Mr Anderson, from Lewisham, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.04am.

A post-mortem gave the cause of death as an incised wound to the neck.

On 14 February 2019 Jahmel Michael Riley, 24 (05.08.94), of Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, was charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 5 August 2019.

During previous appeals for information, Detective Inspector Domenica Catino, who is leading the investigation, said: “We need to hear from anyone that may have been in the area on Sunday morning who may have information on the circumstances of this tragic turn of events. Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could really help our investigation.

“We are aware of speculation around the motive for this attack and can now confirm that the suspect approached Mr Anderson in an off-licence shop before an altercation broke out and the suspect delivered a fatal attack.

“Our top priorities now are to support Mr Anderson’s family and catch the person responsible for this horrible attack. Officers are working around the clock to locate this suspect and bring him into custody.”

Anyone with information is requested to call police in the incident room on 020 8721 4961. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or tweet police via @MetCC

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