An 18yr old was fatally stabbed in Forest Gate, east London yesterday, Monday evening. Despite the awareness and government attempt to stop the killings, this will be 3rd killing in 2 days.
Officers were called to Chestnut Avenue at around 10.50pm.The victim, a teenager is said to have died just before 11.30pm.
Police said his family were still being informed and that formal identification and a post-mortem would be arranged. No arrests have been made, witnesses are urged to call police on 101.
This 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 of this cases.
In a statement, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “My heart goes out to the friends and family of the teenager who lost his life in Forest Gate last night. I am in close contact with the police and I am reassured that they are doing everything they can to bring those responsible to justice and keep Londoners safe.
“I would appeal to anyone who has any information on this or any other incident, please come forward. You can call Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800555111 or reach the police on 111 or, in an emergency, 999. There is no honour in helping those responsible escape justice.
Every single death from knife crime is an absolute tragedy, and I am determined to rid our city of this dreadful scourge.