2 arrested in connection with Rocky Djelal murder in Southwark Park

Detectives investigating the murder of 38-year-old Rocky Djelal, who was fatally stabbed in Southwark Park on Wednesday October 31 have made two arrests.

A 46-year-old man was arrested at an address in south London this morning Friday November 16 on suspicion of murder.

A second man – aged 34 – was arrested at another address in south London this morning on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. Both men remain in custody.

The investigation was launched after police were called to Southwark Park shortly before 2pm on Wednesday October 31 to reports of a man assaulted.

The attack happened by a playground near the Gomm Road entrance.

Officers, London’s Air Ambulance and the London Ambulance Service attended and found Rocky suffering from stab injuries. Despite the efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene.

A post-mortem took place on Thursday, 1 November and gave the cause of death as a stab wound.

Detective from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, led by Detective Chief Inspector Simon Harding, investigate.

Anyone with information are urged to call the incident room on 020 8721 4205 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111. You can also tweet police via @MetCC

Enquiries continue.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *