Netizen 24 GBR: London stabbing: man killed in Forest Gate

By On April 16, 2018

London stabbing: man killed in Forest Gate

Knife crime London stabbing: man killed in Forest Gate

Case adds to more than 50 murder investigations opened by Metropolitan police so far in 2018

A man has been fatally stabbed in Forest Gate, east London.
A man has been fatally stabbed in Forest Gate, east London. Photograph: Jack Sullivan/Alamy

Police are investigating another fatal stabbing in the capital after the death of a man in east London.

Officers, paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance were called to Chestnut Avenue, Forest Gate, at about 10.50pm on Monday.

The victim â€" believed to be an 18-year-old man â€" was pronounced dead at the scene jus t before 11.30pm.

The case adds to the more than 50 murder investigations launched by the Metropolitan police in 2018. Amber Rudd, the home secretary, has launched a serious violence strategy to clamp down on violent crime, which has been rising since 2014.

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