Lerone Boye arrested during police operation in Chigwell yesterday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lerone Boye. Lerone Boye.

A murderer who sparked a manhunt after escaping from a mental health unit has been arrested in Chigwell.

Lerone Boye, 27, was held in a planned operation just before 4pm yesterday at a house in Elderberry Close.

He remains in custody at a north London police station.

Boye was sentenced to 28 years imprisonment in December 2012 for the murder of 17-year-old Kelvin Chibueze in Ilford on August 15, 2011.

Police offered £15,000 for information leading to his capture after he escaped from the John Howard Centre in Kenworthy Road, Homerton, on October 16.

Kelvin Chibueze was chased and stabbed after a fight broke out at a party at the Arteflex Club in Ilford on August 15, 2011.

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8:16am Wed 22 Jan 14

Villagecranberry says...

If the only offered £15 to flush him out it was not much of an incentive to do so, I know there are cuts but this is ridiculous.
If the only offered £15 to flush him out it was not much of an incentive to do so, I know there are cuts but this is ridiculous. Villagecranberry

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