Double stabbing leaves one dead in Forest Gate

A man aged between 18 and 20 has died

A man aged between 18 and 20 has died

A young man has died while another is in hospital with stab wounds following reports of a fight this afternoon.

Police officers, the London Ambulance Service, and London’s Air Ambulance were called to Sandringham Road, Forest Gate, at around 2pm where they found a 17-year-old dead at the scene.

The second victim was taken to an east London hospital as a priority where he remains in a stable condition.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A man in his early 20s has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and he is currently being held in custody at an east London police station.

The Homicide and Serious Crime Command has been informed and investigations continue.