A “pure-hearted” south Londoner who died after leaping into the Thames to save lots of a girl was greatest pals with a Peckham pupil stabbed to demise in 2018.
Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole, 20, a former pupil at Peckham’s Harris Academy, entered the river shortly after midnight on Friday with one other man after they witnessed the lady fall from London Bridge.
Whereas the coastguard and marine models managed to rescue the lady and the opposite man, Folajimi’s physique was discovered later that morning.
#JimiTheHero love @Malcolms_World a lot that he had this tattoo to maintain his reminiscence.Such a pure hearted soul. Extraordinarily loving and caring.Yesterday he died greater than a hero and went house with the tattoo.U weren’t simply his bestie u have been his brother. Bye Son #love #care pic.twitter.com/RQskeEDm0r
— MALCOLM’s WORLD FOUNDATION (@Malcolms_World) April 24, 2021
Right now, the Malcolm’s World Basis, arrange within the reminiscence of Malcolm Mide-Madariola, a 17-year-old fatally stabbed outdoors Clapham Tube station in 2018, paid tribute to his “bestie”.
Revealing Folajimi had a tattoo or his arm in tribute to Malcolm, a spokesperson for the charity mentioned: “Such a pure hearted soul.
“Extraordinarily loving and caring.
“Yesterday he died greater than a hero and went house with the tattoo. You weren’t simply his bestie, you have been his brother.
Malcolm Mide-Madariola, from Peckham, was stabbed within the chest with a Rambo knife as he stood up for a buddy on November 2, 2018.
Tammuz Brown, then additionally 17, from Abbey Wooden, was sentenced to 16 years’ in jail after being discovered responsible of homicide in 2019.
The Malcolm’s World Basis was arrange in 2019, selling an “academic method to re-chart youths’ lives”.
The charity has arrange a fundraiser to help Folajimi’s household and assist them cowl funeral prices.
The fundraising web page reads: “On his means again from work, he noticed the lady leaping into the river not considering twice after calling the police, satisfied he might do one thing to save lots of her he jumped in and drowned saving her.
“That is to help the funeral and the remaining for put up -funeral as he was hardworking school graduate who at 20 was the household’s breadwinner.
“He’s survived by his aged mother and father and siblings.”
You may view the fundraiser here