Chislehurst murder: First picture of Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo, 18, who died after street fight in south-east London

A young man who died following a fight on a leafy south-east London street has been named.

Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo, 18, died in hospital from injuries sustained in the altercation in Chislehurst.

Detectives investigating the murder named and pictured the victim following the incident in Empress Drive on Tuesday.

Mr Odeyingbo was found wounded in the front garden of a home in the street shortly after 9pm.

He died in hospital on Wednesday morning.

Police probe: A forensic officer in Empress Drive after a murder probe has been launched into the death (PA)

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday. He has since been bailed to a date in early February.

Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Tim Wright, said: “We understand that neighbours and people passing through the area witnessed the incident on Tuesday evening. 

“We are keen to speak to all witnesses and would encourage them to come forward as soon as possible.

“A young man has lost his life and we are doing everything we can to piece together what took place.”

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4961 – you can also tweet @MetCC. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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