The victim of a fatal stabbing that took place in Ilford earlier this week (October 28) has been named as 18-year-old Kamran Khalid.
Police have confirmed that a 15-year-old boy has been charged with his murder.
Police had been called to Harrow Road, Ilford at 3.54am following reports of a fight when they found Kamran who was suffering from a stab wound.
READ MORE: ‘Pools of blood’ near station as man, 25, suffers head and facial injuries
Despite the best efforts of medical staff, he died at the scene.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in Ilford on Thursday have charged a 15-year-old boy.
“The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 1 November.
“Police were called to Harrow Road, Ilford at 3.54am on Thursday, October 28 following reports of a fight.
Do you want to stay up to date with the latest news, views, features and opinion from across the city?
MyLondon’s brilliant newsletter The 12 is absolutely jam packed with all the latest to keep you keep you entertained, informed and uplifted.
You’ll get 12 stories straight to your inbox at around 12pm. It’s the perfect lunchtime read.
And what’s more – it’s FREE!
The MyLondon team tells London stories for Londoners. Our journalists cover all the news you need – from City Hall to your local streets, so you’ll never miss a moment.
Don’t skip a beat and sign up to The 12 newsletter here.
“Officers attended with medics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.
“They found a man who had been stabbed. He was treated at the scene but despite the best efforts of the emergency services he was pronounced dead a short time later.
“He has since been identified as 18-year-old Kamran Khalid. His family is being supported by specialist officers.”
Do you want the latest crime, sport, or breaking news in London straight to your inbox? Tailor your needs to suit you here.