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The names and faces of those killed by knife crime in London in April

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These are the names and faces of those killed by knife crime in April in London.

There had been three youngsters stabbed to loss of life final month, together with a 14-year-old boy, the youngest stabbing sufferer of 2021.

A 40-year-old man additionally stabbed to loss of life defending his son after a combat broke out on a bus in Willesden.

While 5 individuals had been stabbed to loss of life in the capital final month, many others have suffered life-changing accidents.

A 13-year-old boy’s life was modified endlessly when he was stabbed on his option to college in the Isle of Dogs.

Two teenage women had been additionally stabbed in the again in West Norwood.

Here are the names and faces of those killed by knife crime final month.

Junior Jah

Junior Jah was stabbed to loss of life in broad daylight this afternoon (Monday, April 26)

Stunned buddies have paid tribute to the “stunning character” and “superb soul” that was Junior Jah after the 18-year-old was stabbed to loss of life in Canning Town.

Junior was stabbed to loss of life in broad daylight on Coolfin Road, Canning Town, shortly earlier than 2.45pm on Monday, April 26.

Many gathered on Coolfin Road, close to Junior’s dwelling, on Tuesday, April 27 to rejoice his life and lay flowers, footage and candles in his reminiscence the day after he was killed.

Candles had been organized to spell out ‘JR’ alongside a coronary heart made of pink and purple candles, rigorously laid out by Junior’s shut good friend Aaliyah Payne, 17, who stated he was ‘like a brother’ to her.

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‘I like him for all times and will cherish all our recollections collectively,’ stated Aaliyah Payne, 17 (L) of Junior Jah, 18 (R) who died on April 26

“Junior was greater than only a good friend, he was household,” Aaliyah instructed My London.

“I am unable to put into phrases how a lot we liked and appreciated each other. He was the one individual I might rely on surely.

“I’ll love him for all times and will cherish all our recollections collectively.”

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Another good friend of Junior’s, who wished to stay nameless, stated: “Junior Jah will at all times be a reputation to recollect, not only for his household and buddies however in our neighborhood too.

“In the general public’s eyes he is in all probability simply one other younger black boy added to the statistics. To the remainder of us that knew him, Junior was an irreplaceable, superb soul.”

Junior’s brother Ahmed Jah was additionally stabbed to loss of life in Canning Town 4 years in the past, just some hundred metres from the place his sibling was killed.

So far no arrests have been remodeled the loss of life of Junior.

Fares Maatou

Fares Maatou, 14, was fatally stabbed yesterday on Barking Road in broad daylight

Fares Maatou, 14, was fatally stabbed on Barking Road in broad daylight

Fares Maatou was simply 14 when he was stabbed to loss of life on a busy East London road on Friday afternoon (April 23).

Since the tragic killing, tributes have poured in – not simply from buddies and relations but additionally Londoners shocked to their core by the incident.

In one touching message left on flowers on the place the younger teenager died, a good friend wrote: “You was like a brother to me and at all times will likely be.

“I miss you and love you man.

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“You’re my finest good friend.”

The teenager, described as “bubbly” and “well-liked”, was discovered struggling with stab accidents on the nook of Barking Road and Bywell Place shortly earlier than 4pm on Friday.

Despite finest efforts from paramedics, he was pronounced useless at round 4.30pm.

Police investigating Fares’ homicide arrested a 53-year-old man and 5 different males aged 15 to 30 in reference to the investigation on April 27.

Levi Earnest-Morrison

Levi Earnest-Morrison was stabbed to death in Sydenham

Levi Earnest-Morrison was stabbed to loss of life in Sydenham

Levi Ernest Morrison, 17, was pronounced useless at 8pm on Saturday, April 10 after being discovered mendacity on the pavement on Sydenham Road, bleeding from a single stab wound.

Police had been referred to as at round 7.20pm to reviews of a male injured on the road.

As they rushed to the scene, members of the general public frantically tried to avoid wasting Levi with a 999 operator relaying directions to a person on the scene.

At one heart-breaking second you possibly can hear the person inform the passerby is desperately attempting to assist the dying boy: “Keep on holding on the wound.

“Reassure him, carry on talking to him.”

Sadly, Levi died on the scene after first responders carried out chest compression to attempt save him.

Nicola Leighton, 36, and her son Tyreese Ulysses, 19, have been charged with the homicide of 17-year-old Levi.

Three youths are additionally charged with homicide, however can’t be recognized. They are aged 14, 15 and 17.

Michael Olatunde Fadayomi

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A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, 40, referred to as Tunde, was stabbed to loss of life on Thursday (April 29)

Football coach Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, referred to as Tunde, died following a vicious combat on a busy Willesden road on Thursday April 29.

An argument broke out on the highest flooring of a London bus on the High Road earlier than spilling out onto the pavement beneath and into Grill King, a close-by Chicken Shop.

Tunde’s son desperately tried to intervene alongside a boy in college uniform as his father was repeatedly stabbed.

According to those on the scene, the emergency providers arrived inside three minutes of the incident.

Emergency providers had been referred to as shortly after 5pm on Thursday April 29 however regardless of their finest efforts, Tunde died on the scene.

Marcus Griffiths, 42, of Hoveden Road, Willesden Green, was arrested later the identical day of the assault.

On Saturday, May 1 he appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court charged with Michael’s homicide. He can also be charged with being in possession of a bladed article.

He was remanded in custody to seem at crown court docket at a later date.

Woman stabbed to loss of life on Easter Sunday

A girl was stabbed to loss of life on Easter Sunday in Greenwich.

A girl, who’s believed to have lived in the highest flooring flat of a block in Ravine Grove, died at round 3.20am on Easter Sunday April 4 after she was discovered in the flat with stab wounds.

The overwhelming response to the information {that a} neighbour had been killed was one of whole shock for the residents in the block of flats.

The prime flooring of the the block was cordoned off as officers investigated and gathered proof on Sunday afternoon.

Vasile Bratu, 39, of no mounted handle, has been charged together with her homicide.