Lerone Boye

Lerone Boye. Photograph: Metropolitan Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a convicted killer who has absconded from a mental health centre in Homerton.

Lerone Michael Boye, 27, was sentenced in December last year to 28 years for the murder of 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze in Ilford in 2011.

Boye absconded from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road, Homerton, E9 at around 2pm yesterday.

He is described as black man, approximately 5ft 10ins tall with a slim build and short black hair. He has a horseshoe shaped scar on his right cheek and a goatee beard.

He was last seen wearing grey jogging bottoms and grey/blue sweatshirt with a grey vest over the top and is known to have links to the Ilford area.

Public are advised not to approach Boye but call 999 if seen.

Anyone with any information about Boye’s whereabouts can also call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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