Murder victim named as investigation continues

The victim of a fatal stabbing in Croydon has been named as 17-year-old Damani Mauge.

Police were called at approximately 8:30pm on Sunday (8 March) to reports of a stabbing on a 130 bus in Whitehorse Lane. Damani was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:07pm.

A post mortem is due to take place today (Tuesday, 10 March).

Police say at this early stage, it is believed the victim was involved in an altercation on a bus prior to the attack. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6512/8Mar.

To give information 100% anonymously contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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