Teenage boy, 18, is stabbed to death on London street in 115th murder probe in the capital this year
A teenage boy has been stabbed to death on the streets of London, triggering the 115th murder probe in the capital this year.
The victim, 18, was found with knife wounds in Armitage Road, Greenwich around 9.30pm on Monday.
Police and paramedics were scrambled to the scene in south east London but he was pronounced dead just after 10pm.
No arrests have yet been made, but the Met’s homicide squad launched a murder investigation.
Officers are in the process of informing the victim’s next of kin.
The victim, 18, was found with knife wounds in Armitage Road, Greenwich, south east London (file image used) around 9.30pm on Monday and pronounced dead half an hour later
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
‘The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed. A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing.’
It comes after a 32-year-old man was charged with murder following the discovery of a 25-year-old woman’s body in Bow yesterday morning.
Mohammed Anhar, of Barking, was charged with the murder of 25-year-old Nazia Ali, from Bow, yesterday evening in the second suspected killing in the capital on Monday.
Ali will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court tomorrow. Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with Ms Ali’s death.
Former boxer and father-of-two Ian Tomlin, 46 (pictured) died in Battersea on October 17 – the 113th suspected murder in the capital this year
Gary Beech, 48, and Michael Swan, 45, also appeared before magistrates on Saturday charged with killing former boxer and father-of-two Ian Tomlin, 46 in a separate killing in Battersea on October 17.
They spoke only to confirm their identities before being remanded in custody to appear before the Old Bailey on Wednesday.
Beech confirmed that he had been living next door to Mr Tomlin on the ground floor of Cromwell House in Doddington Estate, a floor below the father’s two young children.
Anyone with information on the Greenwich stabbing should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 7560/22 October or alternatively please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Beech confirmed that he had been living next door to Mr Tomlin on the ground floor of Cromwell House in Doddington Estate, a floor below the father’s two young children (pictured the Battersea estate)