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Brixton stabbing: Man stabbed to death in Minet Road

Image copyright Google Image caption Police found the man in Minet Road at 18:45 GMT A 23-year-old man has died after being stabbed in south London. Police were called to Minet Road, Brixton, at about 18:45 GMT and officers gave first aid to the victim at the scene. He was pronounced dead at 19:27 GMT. His next of kin are yet to be informed, police said. The Metropolitan Police said: “The Homicide and Major Crime Command has been informed. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.” Source link

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Small Heath murder probe after boy, 16, stabbed to death

Image copyright Google Image caption The 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Sara Park, Small Heath A murder investigation is under way after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a park. The boy was found with stab wounds in Sara Park in Small Heath, Birmingham at about 20:00 GMT on Wednesday and pronounced dead at the scene. Another boy, 15, suffered minor injuries during an assault, West Midlands Police said. A cordon has been put in place at the park but no arrests have been made. The…

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Abdul Deghayes death: Brother of Syria war pair stabbed to death

Image caption Mr Deghayes had a number of stab wounds when he was found in a car A man found stabbed to death in a car was the brother of two young men who died fighting in Syria, police have confirmed. Abdul Deghayes, 22, was in the passenger seat of a Volkswagen Polo which collided with other cars in Brighton on Saturday night. He died of his injuries at 06:30 GMT on Sunday. Mr Deghayes is the brother of British Muslim teenagers Abdullah, 18, and Jaffar, 17. The pair, from…

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London knife crime: ‘I don’t know how many people I’ve stabbed’

“I started carrying a knife when I was 12 because everyone was doing it at the time. “To fit in more you had to do certain things so I started to stab people. I didn’t do it because I wanted to be bad.” Robert Bragg was once heavily involved in the world of knife crime. The 26-year-old served six years in prison for a range of gang-related crime and tells Radio 1 Newsbeat he believes tougher sentences would have encouraged him to change his ways a lot earlier. He’s now…

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Man stabbed to death in East Dulwich street

Image copyright @Phil_McCrae88 Image caption The victim was attacked in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich A man has been stabbed to death in a south-east London street. The victim, in his 30s, was attacked in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, near the junction with East Dulwich Grove, at about 02:30 GMT. He was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 03:00. The Met said no arrests have been made and inquiries were ongoing. Local roads including Lordship Lane have been closed. Source link

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Pawel Adamowicz: Poland mourns death of stabbed Gdansk mayor

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Large crowds followed Mr Adamowicz’s coffin through the streets on Friday A day of mourning is under way in Poland ahead of the funeral of Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk fatally stabbed at a charity event last Sunday. Large screens have been set up around St Mary’s Church in the city to broadcast Saturday’s funeral service. Mr Adamowicz, a liberal critic of Poland’s ruling party, had served as the mayor of Gdansk for 20 years. President Andrzej Duda and European Council President Donald Tusk…

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Stabbed boy Jayden Moodie ‘had no affiliation with gangs’

Jayden Moodie, who was knocked off a moped and stabbed in east London, had a huge heart, his family says. Giving a statement to the media on Thursday, Jayden’s cousin, Leon Green, said the 14-year-old loved bikes and was due to start at a boxing academy this month. Police have said the attack on the boy was targeted and “intent on lethal force”. The teenager was knocked down by a black Mercedes B Class at around 6.30pm on Tuesday in Bickley Road, Leyton. He was then stabbed to death by…

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Boy, 14, stabbed to death in Waltham Forest street

Image copyright Google Image caption The boy was found after police received false reports of a road crash A 14-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in an east London street. Police were initially called to reports of a road crash in Bickley Road, Waltham Forest, at about 18:30 GMT. Once there, they found the stabbed boy, who was declared dead at the scene despite attempts to revive him. His next of kin have been informed, a Met Police spokesman said. No-one has been arrested and the homicide and major…

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Merseyside manhunt after woman stabbed to death

A woman has been stabbed to death at a property in Merseyside. The 29-year-old victim was found having been stabbed repeatedly at an address on Swan Avenue, St Helens, shortly before noon, police said. She died at the scene despite the efforts of ambulance crews. Det Ch Insp Ian Warlow said they were in the “very early stages of an ongoing investigation, but we believe the offender is known to the victim and a search is ongoing to find him”. “The scene remains cordoned off for forensic examinations and officers…

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Police officer stabbed outside London railway station

Image copyright PA Image caption A polieman A police officer has been stabbed outside a train station in East London. British Transport Police (BTP) said the male officer was approached by a suspect outside Ilford Station and “attacked with a knife”. A man has been arrested following the stabbing, which happened at around 21:45 GMT on Friday. The officer was taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, BTP said. The stabbing comes amid an increase in violent crime in London, particularly knife crime. Witnesses described…

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