The man who was stabbed to death inside a property in Essex has been named by police for the first time.
Emergency services were called just after 4.30pm on Sunday (August 22), following reports of a stabbing at a property in Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest.
Metropolitan Police officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics and the London Air Ambulance, where they found a 32-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.
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The man, Abdi Khadar Adan, was treated at the scene before being transported to an East London hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.
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A post-mortem examination conducted on Tuesday (August 24) confirmed the cause of death as a stab injury.
A murder investigation was subsequently launched by the Met and a man was arrested and has since been charged with Mr Adan’s murder.
Kieran McHugh, 30, of Lea Bridge Road, E10 will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, August 25, charged with murder.
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McHugh was arrested by detectives on Monday, August 23.
Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are investigating and enquiries remain ongoing.
Anyone with any information about the incident, and who has not already spoken to police officers, should call 101 quoting the reference 4806/22AUG.
Alternatively, information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, if you call 0800 555 111.
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