Murder probe after man, 20, found stabbed near Canary Wharf

21:43 29 May 2012

A man has died during a stabbing incident on the Isle of Dogs in east London tonight.

Police were called to reports of a knife incident in Millwall involving several people in a cul de sac off Lanterns Way, at 7.20pm.

They found a 20-year-old who was pronounced dead at the scene half-a-mile south of Canary Wharf.

A murder investigation has now been started by detectives from the Met’s Homicide & Serious Crime Command as Scotland Yard launched an appeal a short while ago for witnesses.

Three others were injured in what appears to have been an altercation.

Police have arrested a man and woman, who have been taken to separate police stations tonight for questioning while investigations continue.

Police know the identity of the man who died and have informed his next of kin, but he hasn’t yet been formally identified.

Scotland Yard is appealing this evening for witnesses or anyone who was in Larson Walk, a cul de sac off Lanterns Way next to Millharbour, or anyone with information, to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Brian Blessed has withdrawn from playing King Lear just over a week after collapsing on stage.

Read more

Promoted content

Valentine's Day Afternoon Tea

London Hilton on Park Lane is inviting couples to celebrate this Valentines Day over a deliciously romantic afternoon tea at Podium Restaurant and Bar. Taking inspiration from the highly popular Confessions of a Chocoholic Afternoon Tea, London Hilton on Park Lane presents the ultimate romantic afternoon out with its Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea.

Established in 1987, Tucci is one of the North's premier stores for branded clothing, footwear and accessories.

Save up to 70% on designer brands for Men and Women, including G-Star, Diesel, French Connection, Firetrap and many more….our sale is now on.

Nothing says

iWOOT has a great selection of quirky Valentine’s Day gifts for every possible person and partner.

The gunman’s background and motives are still being investigated by the Dutch authorities.

This isn’t just another Boris-ism, he’s talking about an official MI5 report in “colourful language”.

The world of Disney is getting a little crowded with all these independent females.

Some tourists got very lucky in the south-west United States.

Quirky London