Man dead after double stabbing in Stratford

Police cordon in Leytonstone Road, Stratford

Leytonstone Road is closed and a crime scene in place after a double stabbing in Henniker Road, Stratford. - Credit: Supplied

A man died from a neck wound after a double stabbing in Stratford.

Police were called at 1.41am today (Friday, August 6) to reports of a stabbing in Henniker Road and found two men with injuries.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "A 23-year-old man had suffered a stab wound to his neck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

"His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. 

"A 19-year-old man was taken to an east London hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life-threatening."


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A crime scene remains in place.

Leytonstone Road is currently closed between Gurney Road and Forest Lane.

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Police say no arrests have been made at this stage.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 020 8345 1570 or call 101 quoting CAD 516/06Aug.

To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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