Case: Teenager stabbed in Thornton Heath: Jermaine Goupall
Jermaine Goupall
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Teenage Victim
Case synopsis:

Fifteen year-old Jermaine Goupall was stabbed to death in Thornton Heath on 8 August 2017.

He was out with a group of friends when he was confronted by three men wearing balaclavas and armed with knives and a machete.

Jermaine tried to run away but was stabbed near a Costcutter shop on Green Lane and collapsed in Georgia Road at around 11pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before midnight. A post-mortem confirmed he died of a stab wound to the leg.

On 11 August a 16 year-old boy and Saskia Haye-Elliot, 18 (02.04.99) of Northdown Crescent, Croydon, were arrested. They were both charged with murder the following day. A 17 year-old man was charged with murder on 14 August and Daniel Luke, 18 (20.05.99) from Donald Road, Croydon was charged on 18 August. Adam Benzahi, 21 (4.09.96) of Croydon, was charged with murder on 1 November.

They are due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 8 January 2018.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation should call the Homicide and Major Crime Command incident room on 020 8721 4868 on via 101.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

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