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Fifth arrest in connection with death of Lewisham stabbing victim Dean Pascale-Modeste

PUBLISHED: 15:08 03 March 2017 | UPDATED: 15:08 03 March 2017

Police believe the fatal stabbing of Dean Anthony Pascale-Modeste was a case of mistaken identity. Picture: Met Police.

Police believe the fatal stabbing of Dean Anthony Pascale-Modeste was a case of mistaken identity. Picture: Met Police.

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A fifth person has been arrested in the investigation into the fatal stabbing of former Canning Town student Dean Pascal-Modeste, police have confirmed.

The 21-year-old, who went to Rokeby School in Barking Road, was found stabbed to death in Charlesfield, Lewisham on Friday, February 24.

This morning police arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with the case.

He is the fifth male to be arrested. The other suspects are aged 20, 19, 18 and 16.

This morning, detectives said that they believed Dean’s death may have been a case of mistaken identity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on 020 8721 4812, or police via 101 or by tweeting @MetCC.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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