Seven arrested over Stephen Ojerinola’s murder in Eltham

Seven people have so far been arrested in connection with the murder of 18-year-old Stephen Ojerinola. Police discovered Stephen’s body buried in the garden of the semi-detached house in Lynstead Gardens, Eltham, on 20th November.

A post mortem revealed that he died of stab wounds.

A 31-year-old man was arrested in south-east London on 26th November, on suspicion of murder and perverting the course of justice.

Stephen Ojerinola’s body was buried in the back yard of a property in Eltham

He was taken to a south London police station and bailed to return on a date in January 2012.

Previously Lee Davies, of Chiswell Square, SE3 and William Regan of Lynsted Gardens, SE9 were charged on 24th November with the murder of Stephen.

Regan has also been charged with two counts of residential burglary.

Both appeared in custody via virtual court at Camberwell Magistrates’ Court on 25th November.

“Our inquiries so far lead me to believe that Stephen was last seen in and around the Eltham area in April,” the Met’s Detective Chief Inspector John McFarlane said. “I am very interested to hear from anyone who may have seen or spoken to him and can help me to build up a picture of his lifestyle and movements just prior to the last time he was seen alive.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact call 020 8721 4205 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.