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Fundraiser set up for ‘intelligent and loving boy’ stabbed to death in Sydenham

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A fundraiser has been set up in reminiscence of {the teenager} stabbed to death in South London final weekend.

Levi Earnest-Morrison, 17, was stabbed to death close to the junction of Hazel Grove and Sydenham Road at simply after 7.15pm on Saturday (April 10).

Campaign organiser Skye Francis mentioned on the fundraiser web page: “Levi was an clever and loving boy. He was [a] lovely son, a playful brother, a loving grandson, godson and nephew, a faithful boyfriend and a loyal good friend.”

A 35-year-old girl has since been arrested on suspicion of homicide.

Skye Francis went on to say on the GoFund Me marketing campaign: “Popular tradition glorifies and glamorises the violence and hardship that faces younger males dwelling in cities on a regular basis.

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“But what most don’t know is that when these younger folks die they achieve this in ache and alone. Gasping on the pavement. Clutching for their telephone. Praying somebody will discover them, assist them, heal them.

“We can’t consider it.”

So far £1,778 of the £10,000 goal has been raised in below 24 hours of the marketing campaign begin.

According to the marketing campaign organisers, 20 per cent of the cash raised will probably be given to Lives Not Knives, a charity that helps younger folks prone to knife crime. The remainder of the funds will go towards funeral prices.

Skye Francis mentioned: “Words can’t describe how a lot Levi is liked and how a lot he’s missed.

“For anybody who favored or liked Levi or touched his life positively we’re eternally grateful.”

Detective chief inspector Mick Norman, who’s main the investigation, mentioned: “We are interesting for anybody who was in the realm on Saturday night to come ahead and communicate with us.

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“One piece of knowledge, regardless of how small, may show important in us having the ability to present Levi’s household with the solutions they want.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to name 101, offering the reference CAD6072/10APR.

Information can be offered to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.

For extra particulars on Levi’s marketing campaign and how to assist, click on right here.