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South Hackney stabbing: Man killed in Cassland Road knife attack

PUBLISHED: 20:43 07 December 2017 | UPDATED: 18:05 08 December 2017

The scene of the stabbing at the junction of Cassland Road, South Hackney. Picture: Polly Hancock

The scene of the stabbing at the junction of Cassland Road, South Hackney. Picture: Polly Hancock

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A man has been stabbed to death in South Hackney.

The scene of the stabbing in Cassland Road. Picture: Polly HancockThe scene of the stabbing in Cassland Road. Picture: Polly Hancock

The air ambulance and police officers rushed to Christie Road at the junction with Cassland Road at 4.45pm where the victim, who is believed to be in his 20s, was attacked.

Medics fought to save his life, but he was pronounced dead half an hour later.

His next of kin have been informed, but he has yet to be formally identified.

Scotland Yard said a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The homicide and major crime command has been informed.

Roads are currently closed in the area.


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