Man dies after Barnehurst stabbing

UPDATED: A 20 year old man has died after a stabbing this afternoon in Barnehurst.

Men were fighting on Barnehurst Avenue with police called at 2:48pm. The victim was pronounced dead at 5.27pm.

Police earlier stated: “A 20-year-old man was found suffering from a stab injury to his chest. He has been taken to an east London hospital, where his condition is being treated as life-threatening. A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and taken into custody.”

“Anyone who has information that could assist police is asked to call 101 ref CAD 4418/13 Oct.”

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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