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Anniversary Appeal Op Swalcliffe

Police are appealing for information regarding the murder of ADAM whose torso was found floating on the River Thames on 21st September 2001 - Op Swalcliffe

20 years ago, on the 21st September 2001 the body of a young boy was floating in the river Thames

Police are appealing for information regarding the murder of ‘Adam’, he was a black boy aged between 4 to 7 years old.  He was wearing a pair of orange / red shorts.  His body had been in the water for between 1 – 10 days.

If you have any information please contact the enquiry team using the link below.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command at Lewisham Police Station are appealing to anyone with information that could help progress this investigation to get in contact as a matter of urgency.


Contact Information

Anyone with information please call 020 8721 4622 at Lewisham Police Station, or alternatively on 101 quoting Op Swalcliffe. 

If you wish to remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or through their anonymous online form at