Damilola's father, Richard Taylor (pictured right), has revealed actor John Boyega (left) and his sister Grace were the two children seen on CCTV with Damilola (inset) just moments before his death in November 2000. The youngsters grew up on the same tough estate in Peckham, south east London, and the siblings were the last people to see Damilola alive before he was attacked with a broken bottle. remember the story?
....The schoolboy - who had only arrived in Britain from Nigeria four months previously - was found bleeding to death in a stairwell after he was stabbed...
On 27 November 2000, Taylor set off from Peckham Library at 4:51 pm to make his way home. He was captured on CCTV as he walked away. On approaching the North Peckham Estate he received a gash to his left thigh. Running to a stairwell, he collapsed and bled to near death in the space of approximately 30 minutes. He was still alive in an ambulance on his way to hospital.
until his death,Damilola attended Wisdom Montessori School, Ikosi, Ketu, Lagos, before he travelled to the United Kingdom in August 2000