Woolwich stabbing victim named: No arrests made

Police have named the victim of a stabbing in Woolwich last week as 26-year-old Emmanuel Ogabi.

Police were last Thursday morning (Thursday 21st October) to Sandy Hill Road after a man was reported collapsed in the street. It’s believed he was assaulted by a group of men a few hours before he was found.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene with cause of death being a single stab wound.

The Met say: “We are specifically appealing for anyone who was in Burridge Place or Sandy Hill Road from 11.40pm to 11.45pm on Wednesday, 20 October.

Analysis of CCTV footage shows Emmanuel was surrounded by a group of males and we would like to identify who they are.

Similarly, please check any doorbell or dashcam footage in case you have captured something that could prove useful for our investigation. No piece of information is too small.”

There have been no arrests at this stage.

To provide information, call the incident room on 0208 721 4622.

To remain completely anonymous phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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