Fatal stabbing in Ilford

An investigation has been launched after a man died in a stabbing incident in Ilford.

Police were called at 9.28pm on Friday, October 9 to reports of an assault in Southdown Crescent in Ilford.

Officers attended and found a man, believed aged in his 30s, suffering from a stab injury. They immediately provided first aid. Despite their efforts, and that of the London Ambulance Service, the man was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.31pm.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference Cad 7789/09Oct.

Alternatively, contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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