Edmonton stabbing: Man killed in London street attack

Killing comes less than 24 hours after man died from stab wounds in Lewisham

A man was found dead on Houndsfield Road in Edmonton
A man was found dead on Houndsfield Road in Edmonton

A 29-year-old man has been stabbed to death on a street in north London.

The Metropolitan Police said officers found the man with serious stab injuries on Houndsfield Road, Edmonton just after 8.10pm on Saturday.

Ambulance services were called but the man died at the scene shortly after 9pm.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody.

It comes less than 24 hours after a 34-year-old man died in hospital on Saturday after suffering stab wounds during an incident at a southeast London chicken shop.

Two men suffered head injuries and stab wounds following a fight at the premises on Downham Way, Lewisham on Friday night.

On the stabbing in Edmonton on Saturday evening, police said: “At this early stage, urgent enquiries are under way to establish the circumstances.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident in Edmonton is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 7400/14 sept. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The victim’s family has not yet been informed and enquiries are ongoing to establish his identity.

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