A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed to death over what has been suspected to be his comments on an Instagram discussions. He was reportedly ambushed moments after he left his school, the Capital City, at 3.22pm.
leg by someone who has been identified as a 15-year-old boy, but who
cannot be named for legal reasons, the court heard.
The suspect however denies the murder.
The incident, which happened in Willesden, North West London, is believed to have something to do with a row on Instagram.
The victim, Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes, claimed to know his attacker,
saying that he recognised the face of the knifeman and gave his first
And although he appeared stable after the initial treatment, his
nurse said Quamari suffered a series of cardiac arrests and died in
hospital within hours of being rushed there.
His nurse testified that the case wasn’t that of a school argument
getting out of hand and someone getting hurt; but that it was “a
deliberate and planned attack on a defenceless schoolboy.”
Reports say the attack was witnessed by several other school
children, who said the attacker was waiting at the corner of the road to
confront Quamari, the court heard.
A 15-year-old girl reportedly recognised the attacker and immediately
phoned him, but he claimed he was in South London, the court heard.
The case continues.