Hainault stabbing: Man knifed to death and another man critically injured

PUBLISHED: 01:40 13 October 2018 | UPDATED: 01:50 13 October 2018

Residents claim a man was stabbed in the throat. Picture: Google Maps

Residents claim a man was stabbed in the throat. Picture: Google Maps


A man has been stabbed to death and another man is critically injured after an incident in Hainault.

Police were called at 10.20pm on Friday (October 12) to reports of “two males stabbed” in Manford Way.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the incident and one man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second man, believed to be in his 20s, has been taken to an east London hospital for treatment and he remains in a critical condition.

A Met Police spokesman said: “A crime scene remains in place.

“Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

“There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.”

At this early stage, anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote CAD 8451/12Oct or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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