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Murder investigation launched after man stabbed to death near Ilford Station

PUBLISHED: 22:19 26 February 2019 | UPDATED: 07:34 27 February 2019

Police were called to a man stabbed in Cranbrook Road at 9.19pm today (February 26). Photo: @stanikzai_19

Police were called to a man stabbed in Cranbrook Road at 9.19pm today (February 26). Photo: @stanikzai_19

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Detectives are urgently investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in Ilford.

Police and paramedics were called to a man stabbed in Cranbrook Road at 8.48pm today, February 26. Photo: @stanikzai_19Police and paramedics were called to a man stabbed in Cranbrook Road at 8.48pm today, February 26. Photo: @stanikzai_19

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Ilford.

Police were called at 8.48pm last night (Tuesday, February 26) to a man stabbed in Cranbrook Road, Ilford.

Officers attended the location along with London Ambulance Service.

A 20-year-old man was found suffering serious stab injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9.19pm.

His next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.

An investigation has been launched. Urgent enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances.

There has been no arrest at this stage.

A crime scene is currently in place at Cranbrook Road and the front entrance to Ilford station is closed.

An entrance at the back of the station has been opened.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, quoting ref 7377/feb26.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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