UK News Young man stabbed to death in latest London killing

05:30  17 april  2018
05:30  17 april  2018 Source:   Sky News

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  Young man stabbed to death in latest London killing © getty

A young man has been fatally stabbed in Forest Gate in east London, police have said.

Officers were called to Chestnut Avenue at around 10.50pm on Monday.

The victim, believed to be 18, died just before 11.30pm.

Chestnut Avenue, Forest Gate in east London © Other Chestnut Avenue, Forest Gate in east London

Police said his family were still being informed and that formal identification and a post-mortem would be arranged.

There have been no arrests so far but any witnesses are urged to call police on 101.

It comes a day after two other people were stabbed to death within minutes of each other in separate domestic incidents in the capital.

A 26-year-old man was attacked with a knife in Colindale, north London, just before 6pm on Sunday and a woman in her 30s was stabbed to death in Brixton, south London, shortly after 6.30pm.

There have been arrests in both cases.

Nearly 60 people have been murdered so far in London this year - most of them killed with a knife.

Woman held after stabbing outside London station .
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed outside a tube station in north London. Metropolitan Police officers and ambulance crews were called to Highbury and Islington station at around 10.25pm on Saturday, where they found a man with "stab injuries".He was taken to an east London hospital for treatment and the woman was taken into custody.


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