Murder investigation following stabbing

A murder investigation has been launched following a fatal stabbing in Romford.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) just before 10:40pm on Tuesday, 11 July to a report of a stabbing at an address in a block of flats on Straight Road in Romford.

Officers attended along with the LAS and found a 28-year-old man suffering from stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:22pm.

His next of kin have not yet been informed.

Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will be sheduled.

The Metropolitan Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command have launched an investigation, and are appealing for witnesses and information.

Anyone with information that could assist the inquiry can call the witness line on 020 8345 3985, Tweet @MetCC, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.

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