Richard Obi: Three women arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing in Elephant and Castle

Josh Salisbury (20 November, 2020)

Richard was found stabbed in the Rockingham Estate's Bramwell House

40634Rockingham Estate on Harper Road

Three women have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old on Elephant and Castle’s Rockingham Estate on Tuesday.

Detectives today named the victim as Richard Obi.

Police were called to the fatal stabbing at the estate’s Bramwell House shortly after 11am.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, Richard’s life could not be saved, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

This morning three women – aged 58, 34 and 30 – were arrested on suspicion of murder.

They have been taken into custody. Police are continuing to appeal for information surrounding the death of the 25-year-old.

Anyone with information is being asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD2504/17Nov.

Crimestoppers can be contacted completely anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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