Skengroy (150) murdered in Brixton knife attack

Police have named the victim of a fatal stabbing in Brixton as their investigation continues.

Officers were called at 12:08hrs on Monday, 4 September to Morrison Road, SW9 following reports that a man had been stabbed at the location.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man with serious stab injuries.

Despite the best efforts of officers and paramedics, the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

He has been named by police as 21-year-old Ronaldo Scott. He is also called Skengroy and is associated to Brixton gang 150.

Ronaldo’s family continue to be supported by specialist family liaison officers.

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Blackburn, who leads the investigation said: “We are in the early stages of our investigation and have a number of lines of enquiry we are undertaking, including extensive CCTV collection in the local area. Ronaldo was a popular, well-liked man and his death will be felt throughout the community. My thoughts are with Ronaldo’s family and friends.”


As a response to the murder, a Section 60 Order has been authorised for the London borough of Lambeth. This order grants police additional stop and search powers; it is in until 13:00hrs on 6 September.

Borough Commander for Lambeth, Detective Chief Superintendent Seb Adjei-Addoh added: “Another young man has lost his life to knife crime, and my thoughts at this time are with Ronaldo’s family, friends and our local community.

“I know that the local community will be hurting about the loss of another young man. Officers from my Community Engagement team will be conducting patrols in the area, so local people expect to see more officers in uniform. Please speak to these officers if you have any concerns.”

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