Updated: 05/04/18 : 15:04:02Printable Version
Two boys have been arrested after an 18-year-old man was stabbed to death in an east London street.
Police officers found Israel Ogunsola wounded in Link Street, Hackney, after they were alerted by a motorist just before 20:00 BST/Irish Time on Wednesday.
He was given first aid, but died at the scene. He was initially thought to be aged in his 20s.
Less than two miles away a 53-year-old man earlier died at a bookmakers following reports of an assault.
It takes the number of people killed in the capital to more than 50 this year.
On Thursday, a man in his mid-20s was stabbed in Walthamstow, in Billet Road near Chingford Road, at about 12:50 BST
It is understood his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
The deaths in Hackney follow two fatal shootings on Monday and the fatal stabbing of a suspected burglar on Wednesday.
Sixteen-year-old Amaan Shakoor, from Leyton, was left critically ill and died on Tuesday after he was shot in the face in Walthamstow.
A 15-year-old boy was also stabbed in the same incident but survived.
Amaan's death followed that of a 17-year-old girl, named locally as Tanesha Melbourne, who was shot and killed in Tottenham.