Another knife crime in London: Woman on WomanJuly 3rd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Dee Willis, 28-year-old woman became the latest victims of knife, was stabbed by a female attacker to death.
Dee Willis was stabbed outside a supermarket near Peckham High Street in southeast London on Wednesday 11. 00 p.m
Neighbours said today that she had recently suffered a miscarriage and lost her twins. Police investigating last night’s knife attack confirmed that they believe it was a rare woman-on-woman knife attack. Officers unsuccessfully raided a house today looking for the main suspect.
Its is believed that the two knew each other, both had been drinking together during the day of attack.
The murdured woman get a wound to her upper body outside a Lidl supermarket and she was taken to Kings College Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.
The witness said there were about 10 - 20 women in the scene around the time of the incident. he said that spot is well-known as trouble spot.
“It is happening around here almost every night. At around 7pm to 8pm people arrive and start drinking in the streets,” he said. “They lose their brains and it turns violent.”
Ms Willis is believed to live in a flat with her boyfriend in Nunhead Crescent, Peckham. Her neighbors said “She kept herself to herself. I only really saw her when she was walking her two dogs.”. He further said that Ms Willis had recently been pregnant but miscarried, resulting in the loss of twins.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson announced this morning that since May. more than 1,200 people have been arrested during what he said was an unprecedented crackdown on knife crime in London.
It has been found that 1,214 people were arrested for possession of weapons and other knife-related crimes within one and a half month.
“Everybody is shocked by the level of violence we are seeing, particularly towards young people in London, and we must all work as hard as we can together to reverse this dreadful trend.”
Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Ian Blair considered on the issue and said the stabbing of Ben Kinsella in Islington at the weekend showed that “the problem of knife crime is still with us”.
“I know the communities of London understand that this is something they and the police have to solve together,” he said.
“I promise that the Met is in this for the long haul and we will do everything in its power to stop these murders continuing.”