Man in his 20s dies after suffering ‘apparent stab wounds’ in East London – The Sun

A MAN in his 20s has died after suffering apparent stab wounds in London last night.

Cops raced to Lambert Road in Newham, East London after receiving a call about an injured man just before 10.30pm on Sunday.

The victim was rushed to hospital, but died later.

Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command were informed and a crime scene is in place.

The incident is believed to have happened on nearby Freemasons Road shortly before police were called.

It comes after a baby girl and three-year-old boy were stabbed to death in a horrific attack at a home in Ilford, East London.

KNIFE CRIME SOARS

This month, it was revealed crime offences recorded by police in England and Wales last year were the highest on record, the Office for National Statistics said.

Police recorded 45,627 offences in 2019 – which was a jump of seven per cent on the previous year.

A police spokesman said: "Detectives are appealing for information after a man was found in Newham with fatal injuries.

"The investigation follows a call to police at 22:26hrs on Sunday, 26 April to an injured man in Lambert Road, E16.

"A man in his mid-20s was found at the location with apparent stab wounds.

"He was taken to an east London hospital where he later died."

The man's next of kin have been informed.

There have been no arrests.

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