The Metropolitan Police have launched a homicide investigation after a person was stabbed to loss of life in east London on Saturday morning,hours after a police officer was attacked with a knife.

Police have been known as to Kingsland Highway in Hackney round 6.30am following studies a person had been wounded.

Officers and emergency employees discovered a younger man believed to be in his 20s affected by stab accidents. He was taken to a central London hospital in a essential situation and died just a few hours later.

It follows a stabbing assault on a police officer exterior Ilford railway station in east London on Friday night time. The male officer was taken to hospital for remedy for his accidents, which aren’t considered life-threatening.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson mentioned the next-of-kin of the deadly stabbing sufferer in Hackney had been knowledgeable. “A autopsy examination will probably be held in the end. Formal identification awaits.”

No arrests have been made however detectives have begun their enquiries into the circumstances. The Murder and Main Crime Command will probably be investigating together with police in Hackney.

A criminal offense scene stays in place at Kingsland Highway on the junction with Waterson Avenue.

 As a part of the police crime scene, short-term highway closures are additionally in impact and motorists are suggested to keep away from the world.

London has seen a vital rise in violent crime throughout 2018. Earlier this month, the variety of homicides for the yr to this point surpassed the determine for the entire of 2017.

There have been 14 deadly shootings and 70 deadly stabbings among the many 123 homicides within the metropolis to this point this yr.

Anybody with info on Saturday’s deadly stabbing in Hackney is requested to name police on 101 quoting CAD 1802/24Nov.

Crimestoppers could be contacted anonymously through 0800 555 111 or on-line through

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