A fifth teenager has been arrested after a boy was stabbed to death in the Shrublands area of Croydon.

The 15-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion of murder in the early hours of Tuesday ( July 27).

He was taken into custody at a south London police station and has since been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in late August.

It comes after police were called to Bracken Avenue in Shrublands, Croydon shortly before 1 am on July 1.

Camron Smith, 16, was found inside the address, reported to be his family home, suffering from stab wounds.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead just after 1.30am.

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Three other males, [A] 15, [B] 18 and [C] 16 have been previously charged with Camron's murder and appeared in court.

[D] – a 20-year-old man - was arrested on suspicion of murder on July 9 and has been bailed to return on a date in mid-August.

Detectives continue to investigate Camron’s murder and would like to hear from anyone who has information but has not yet come forward.

Information can be provided by calling the incident room on 0208 721 4961 or by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.