Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in his twenties was stabbed to death in east
Police were called to Kingsland Road, junction with Waterson Street in the trendy Hoxton area of Shoreditch at 6.30am following reports of a man injured.
Officers, London Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service attended and found the man suffering with multiple stab injuries.
He was taken to a central London hospital in a critical condition where he died in a few hours later.
Police were called to Kingsland Road, junction with Waterson Street in Hackney after a man in his twenties was stabbed to death (general view)
His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
The Homicide and Major Crime Command will be investigating along with police in Hackney.
The man has yet to be identified and police are still looking into the circumstances of the murder.
A crime scene remains in place. As part of this scene, temporary road closures are also in effect and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
No arrests have been made.
The Mayor of Hackney, Philip Glanville, tweeted: ‘Awful news to hear, the Council is working w/ @MPSHackney & @metpoliceuk to support the investigation. Would urge anyone who was in the area early this morning to come forward.
‘At a very early stage, so don’t have any further info, but thoughts with the the victim & their family.’
Anyone with information is requested to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1802/24Nov or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or online via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously