NIGERIAN YOUTH STABBED TO DEATH IN EAST LONDON

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a young man in Newham.

At around 20:10hrs on Wednesday, 8 November, police were called by London Ambulance Service to reports of a man stabbed in Pier Road. E16.

Police officers attended the scene and found a man suffering critical injuries. Officers administered first aid prior to the arrival of an ambulance.

The victim – a 21-year-old man named as Jordan Adejo- was taken to an East London hospital, where he was pronounced dead at around 21:30hrs.

Officers believe they know the identity of the man, but await formal identification and confirmation that next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating, alongside colleagues from Newham borough.

Local road closures are in place, and police cordons are also affecting pedestrian footways in the Pier Road area of North Woolwich.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

 


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