Brixton stabbing: Girl, 14, charged with murdering boy

Junior Nkwelle Flowers have been left on the estate in tribute to Junior Nkwelle

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with the murder of a teenage boy who was fatally stabbed in south London.

The girl was detained after police found Junior Nkwelle, 15, on the Loughborough Estate in Brixton just before 21:25 BST on Thursday.

She is due to appear before Camberwell Green Youth Court on Monday.

Junior, who lived on the estate and was pronounced dead at the scene, was described as a community "role model" and a promising footballer.

A 16-year-old boy detained on suspicion of murder is currently in custody in a south London police station.

Flowers were laid outside a block of flats in the estate in the dead boy's memory.

Several tributes were also left for him, one of which said: "If football be the food of love 'Play on'. RIP young fella."

Solomon Smith, 27, a youth support worker at nearby Marcus Lipton Youth Centre, said Junior was a "quiet guy".

He said: "He was one of our locals, and had been coming here for about two years.

"He was a very good footballer."

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