Police have made two arrests following the discovery of a body in a burning car in Angerstein Lane, Blackheath.
Officers found the car alight in the early hours of Saturday morning. The body, found in the boot of the Mercedes C-Class, was later identified as 21 year old Gagandip Singh from Bexleyheath.
Mr Singh was the president of the British Sikh Students Federation. A 19 year old man and a 19 year old woman has been arrested on suspicion of his murder.
An incident room has opened at Lewisham under Detective Chief Inspector Damian Allain from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command.
DCI Allain said: "We are appealing for anyone who was in or around the Angerstein Lane area, and who may have seen this car either arrive or seen anyone acting suspiciously as the car was left ablaze, to contact us.
"We already know that the car was last seen around 5:30pm in south-east London, so we are also appealing to anyone who can help us identify how the car came to be in Angerstein Lane.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call the incident room on 020 8721 4805 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Friends and family of the victim are planning to visit Angerstein Lane this evening to pay their respects.