It happened on a road near Stratford Park (credit: MPS)
Emergency services responded to reports a fight was in process in Byford Close yesterday evening at around 6.45pm.
Paramedics found a 15-year-old boy with stab injuries. Despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
He has not yet been formally identified and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
A Section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act has been implemented across Newham until 12.30pm today.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information which could help the investigation, is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6626/3 Sept.
If you don’t want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They do not ask your name and cannot trace your call or I.P address.
Any young people who have information about violence or knife crime, can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously – your I.P address will not be traced. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.
Tags: Newham, Stratford
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