Norwood stabbing: Boy, 14, charged with murder of 20-year-old man outside children’s nursery

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a young man who died in a knife attack outside a children’s nursery.

Kelva Smith was found collapsed in a south London street with multiple stab wounds at around 5pm on Monday - writes standard.co.uk

Police officers and paramedics battled to save the 20-year-old, who had been walking with his cousin, but he was pronounced dead at the scene in Albert Road, South Norwood .

Scotland Yard said a 14-year-old boy has been charged with murder, possession of an offensive weapon and attempted wounding.

Police and forensic officers at the scene in SouthNorwood(Nigel Howard)

He will appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Tyrone Farquharson, 19, of Archer Road, South Norwood, has also appeared in court charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

A third youth, 15-year-old boy, was arrested and bailed.

Mr Smith is the 12th victim under the age of 25 to be murdered in the capital in 2018.

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