Man in his 20s stabbed to death in Stratford shopping centre

The victim was stabbed to death in Stratford shopping centre. Pic credit: Alex Shaw

The victim was stabbed to death in Stratford shopping centre. Pic credit: Alex Shaw - Credit: Archant

A man in his 20s has been knifed to death in Stratford shopping centre.

Police were called to reports of a disturbance in the Stratford Centre, in the Broadway, at 9.30pm last night (March 20).

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service to find a man in his early 20s suffering from stab wounds.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services he was pronounced dead at the scene at 10.30pm.

The victim’s next of kin have not yet been informed.

Police at the scene at Stratford shopping centre. Pic credit: Alex Shaw

Police at the scene at Stratford shopping centre. Pic credit: Alex Shaw - Credit: Archant


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A police spokesman said: “Formal identification awaits and a post mortem examination will be held in due course.”

The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

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No arrests have been made and enquires ongoing.

Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 7391/20 March or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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