Moses Mayele was stabbed to death in Manford Way on Friday evening.
Another man, aged 22, was also injured and taken to hospital. He is in a serious but stable condition.
Investigators are yet to make any arrests.
Detective Chief Inspector Gary Holmes said: “The events that took place that evening has left one young man dead, and another seriously ill in hospital.
“It is important to remember that the aftermath of this has left yet another family grieving the loss of their young son.
“There will be people out there who have information on the events that led up to this murder, and I am appealing to them to come forward and talk to us.
“I understand that there may be a reluctance to speak to the police, and I would like to offer reassurance that any information shared will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Alternatively, you can speak anonymously with Crimestoppers.”
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on 020 8345 1570, via 101 quoting reference 8451/12Oct.
Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Tags: Redbridge, Hainault
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