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30 December 2020 04:37

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and found a 28-year-old man who had been stabbed.

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A young man has been stabbed to death in a broad daylight attack in east London. Emergency services rushed to Stondon Walk, East Ham, just before 3.30pm on Tuesday following reports of a man being assaulted. There, they found a 28-year-old man suffering knife wounds. Despite the efforts of paramedics he was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers, Scotland Yard said.

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So far there have been no arrests. WEST END FINAL Essential news, in your inbox 4pm daily Email Sign up Sign up Tick the box to be informed about Evening Standard offers and updates by email. See terms here {{message}} {{message}} The Metropolitan Police said an investigation is under way and members of the public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area over the coming days while officers conduct enquiries. A stop-and-search Section 60 Order has been put in place to cover the E6, E7, E13 and E16 postcodes until 7.40am on Wednesday. The decision was taken "to prevent further violent incidents", the force said.

London news: A man has been stabbed to death in East London We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Police were called to Stondon Walk, in East Ham, at 3.18pm on Tuesday, December following 29 reports of a man being assaulted. Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and found a 28-year-old man who had been stabbed. London's Air Ambulance was also scrambled. The Met Police said in a statement: "Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. "His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. "There have been no arrests at this early stage but an investigation is underway. "The public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area in the coming hours and days while officers conduct enquiries." READ MORE: London stabbing: 'Man hospitalised' after incident