Police make arrest in unsolved murder of Corey davies in Newham

Detectives investigating the murder of Corey Junior Davis in Newham in 2017 have made a new arrest.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Monday, 13 March. He has since been released under investigation.

Corey Junior Davis was shot in the head in a playground in Moore Walk, E7, at around 15:08hrs on 4 September 2017.

The 14-year-old, who was also known as CJ, had been socialising with a friend when the shooting happened.

He was taken to hospital but died the following day.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Whellams, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “This is an important development in our investigation and demonstrates our commitment in our pursuit for justice for CJ and his family.

“We have informed them of this arrest and will continue to support them as our enquiries continue.”


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