Published On: Sun, Jun 14th, 2020

London news: Man, 48, stabbed to death in Haringey house | UK | News

Met Police said they were called to the house, on Waldegrave Road, just before midnight last night following reports of a man with stab injuries. The London Ambulance Service also attended the scene and rushed the man to hospital. The victim died in hospital hour just before 1am on Sunday.

Officers have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

He is thought to be known to the victim.

Formal identification has not yet happened but the Met Police said the victim’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course and the crime scene remains in place as enquiries continue.

Since the UK went into lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak Home Secretary Priti Patel announced crime across the country had decreased.

However, last month, an investigation was launched after man in his 20s was shot and injured in a “reckless attack” in Liverpool.

The man in his 20s had been found with a gunshot injury on his hip. He was taken to hospital for his injury.

In the same week, two people, both believed to be in their 70s, were taken to hospital in what was initially thought to be a double-stabbing in north London.

The man had suffered stab injuries but they are not believed to be life-threatening.

The woman was later revealed to not have stab injuries but is in a life-threatening condition.

An emergency response helicopter was also deployed near Alexandra Palace in north London to reports of another stabbing.

A man was reported to be stabbed in the area police confirmed.

Haringey Police confirmed a man believed to be in his teens has suffered a stab wound following reports of a group of youths fighting in the area.

The news of the fatal stabbing last night comes hours after London saw violent protests and riots break out across the capital.

Far-right extremists disrupted the city after Black Lives Matter protesters vandalised various statues and monuments to historical people including Sir Winston Churchill.

London Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken at least 15 people to hospital following the attacks and riots in the streets.

Waterloo Station was heavily damaged as the protesters scattered across London.

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