Unsolved Murders

Daniel Duke

Age: 22

Sex: male

Date: 3 Nov 2009

Place: Alberta Street, Walworth, South London

Source: www.murdermap.co.uk

Daniel Duke was shot in Alberta Street, Walworth at about 6.50pm on Monday 2 November 2009 and taken to a south London hospital where he died the following day, Tuesday 3 November 2009.

Three men aged 19, 20 and 21, were tried for his murder but acquitted.

His post mortem stated that his cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest.

After being shot, Daniel Duke was able to stagger a short distance to a house in Ambergate Street where he knocked on the door and then collapsed in the hallway.

Witnesses that heard the shooting said that they heard footsteps shortly before and that after that they saw a Silver Ford Mondeo car speed off. The Silver Ford Mondeo car was later found burnt out in Peckham, south London. It was thought that he had been shot by two masked gunmen.

The police said that they had found CCTV of two men that were seen at a petrol station in Camberwell shortly after 10pm on the night of 2 November 2009 buying petrol in a green canister and appealed for them to come forward so that they could be eliminated from the investigation.

The gun at was used in his murder was later traced to an 18-year-old youth in Walworth who had been hiding it and ammunition. The gun was found in his bedroom in November 2009 during the search for Daniel Duke's murder. He said that he had been asked to hide it for an unknown man. He was convicted for possession of it and sentenced to 3 years 6 months.

The three other men that were tried for his murder were acquitted in November 2010.

Daniel Duke was described as a small-time drug dealer.

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