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OP Westjuke Murder of Kalabe LEGESSE

Police are appealing for information regarding the fatal stabbing of Kalabe LEGESSE on 30/12/2022 that is believed to have occurred outside The Round Café in Peckham Rye Park at approximately 8pm.

Appeal for information relating to the murder of Kalabe LEGESSE on 30th December 2022

Detectives are investigating the murder of Kalabe LEGESSE on 30/12/2022 which is believed to have occurred at around 8pm outside The Round Cafe in Peckham Rye Park. Detectives are appealing for witnesses who were in or around the park near the cafe and playground between 7.30pm and 8.30pm. 

At this point in the investigation police believe that two individuals riding pedal cycles who were at the location before fleeing the scene together are significant to the investigation.

Police are appealing for any CCTV, private home security footage, dashcam footage, mobile phone footage or information relating to those responsible for the murder of Kalabe LEGESSE. Witnesses are urged to come forward if they have not already done so. 

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to a police officer regarding this incident please call 020 71752206 or contact police on 101 quoting CAD 6165/30DEC22. Alternatively use the online reporting tool on the MPS website.


If you would prefer to remain anonymous and have information you can contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers via