Two murder investigations launched in Camden

Murder investigations have been launched after two young men were fatally stabbed in Camden.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at approximately 8:30pm on Tuesday (20 February) to reports of a teenager suffering stab injuries in Bartholomew Road, NW5.

Officers attended and immediately provided first aid prior to the arrival of London Ambulance Service. The victim, believed to be aged in his late teens, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:08pm.

Officers believe they know the identity of the deceased. They await formal identification and confirmation that next of kin have been informed.

At 10:13pm that night, police were called to reports of a disturbance in Malden Road near the junction with Marsden Street, NW5.

Officers attended the location and found a man suffering serious stab injuries. They administered first aid prior to the arrival of London Ambulance Service.

The man, believed to be aged around 20, was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries are underway to confirm his identity and inform next of kin.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command have launched separate investigations.

At this stage there have been no arrests. Urgent enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances and identify if there are any links between the two incidents.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist police, is urged to call officers via 101. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the crimestoppers-uk.org website.

 

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