London’s week of bloodshed: Man stabbed to death at shopping centre becomes EIGHTH gun or knife killing in the capital in seven days as police probe 38 murders in the city in 2018

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A man has been stabbed to death at an east London shopping centre in another night of bloodshed in the capital as police investigate eight gun and knife murders in a week.

The young man, believed to be in his early 20s, was found suffering from stab wounds at the Stratford Centre.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene at 9.30pm and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Metropolitan Police have launched a murder investigation and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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This is the latest incident in a week of bloodshed, which has seen police probe eight knife and gun-related murders since last Wednesday.

Scotland Yard said the Homicide and Major Crime Command had been informed of the Stratford killing.

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'Formal identification awaits and a post mortem examination will be held in due course,' said a spokesperson.

The victims next of kin have not yet been informed and no arrests have been made.

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On Monday, two men were knifed to death in the capital in separate attacks.

A man in his 40s was killed in Walthamstow, while a second man died after turning up at a west London hospital with stab injuries. He was believed to have been injured in Southall.

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A man was found with fatal stab wounds in Towpath Walk, Hackney, on Sunday morning.

The victim, 42, suffered multiple stab wounds in the attack. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 8.45am.

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A man, 30, has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection to the fatal stabbing.

Also on Sunday, two men were arrested after a man was found dead at a home in Hounslow.

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Police were called to Haslemere Avenue and the London Ambulance Service arrived nine minutes later.

The man, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of...
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