ITV News reports that one man in his 20s is in critical condition in hospital after a double stabbing at the Wireless music festival in east London on Sunday night. A second man is in non-life threatening condition in hospital. Both incidents are said to have happened during Jay-Z’s set on the main stage.
Via BBC News A man who was stabbed to death at a shopping centre yards from the Olympic Park has been named by police. Liam Woodards, 24, was knifed during a fight at Westfield in Stratford, east London, on Friday afternoon. Police were questioning five men aged 20 to 23 over the death but have since released one, aged 23, with a caution for affray and no further action. Scotland Yard said two other men suffered minor injuries in the incident. Continue […]
Via The Daily Mail A nightclub reveller who stabbed a rap star in the neck with a broken bottle was jailed for eight years today. Anthony Jones, 26, savagely attacked chart-topper Professor Green in the trendy Cargo nightclub in Shoreditch, east London. Professor Green – real name Stephen Manderson – fled the venue drenched in blood and clutching a 15cm wound next on his neck – where he has a distinctive tattoo of the word ‘lucky.’ Masters business student Jones, who has […]
Via The Times Online Twelve schoolchildren will appear in court on Monday, charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy at London’s Victoria Station, in a legal landmark case. Sofyen Belamouadden was stabbed repeatedly during what detectives believe was a pre-planned fight between rival school gangs who had descended on Victoria at rush-hour armed with several knives. Police charged a total of 12 youths – four aged 16 and eight aged 17 – with Sofyen’s murder. Continue Reading….. I wonder who still […]
Via The Mail Online A 15-year-old boy murdered in a horrific mob stabbing at one of Britain’s busiest railway stations may have been killed during a pre-arranged fight, the detective leading the investigation said today. The teenager, from Acton, west London, suffered multiple stab wounds during the during rush hour attack at Victoria underground station, in central London, on Thursday. He was named as London-born Sofyen Belamouadden, a pupil at the Henry Compton School in Fulham. Twenty boys aged 14 to 17 […]
Via The Times Online A gang member who used his dog to drag down a 16-year-old rival before he stabbed him to death has become the first killer to be caught after officers used a new animal DNA database to place him at the scene. Prosecutors were able to prove that Chrisdian Johnson, 22, was at the murder site through his dog’s blood that was found both on him and at the attack site. Johnson, a member of the O-tray gang in […]
Singer Alexander O’Neal Via The London Paper A teenage boy has been stabbed at a festival in south London, leading to the cancellation of a performance by US soul singer Alexander O’Neal. Continue Reading….. First off, Bermondsey Carnival???? When did the borough of Bermondsey start organising carnivals? It’s the first I’ve heard of this event! And the organisers managed to book Alexander O’Neal for this event? He apparently flew in especially for it…. Wow times must be hard. I remember when Alex was […]
A 15-year-old girl has been found stabbed to death on a housing estate in south-east London. The girl, who suffered multiple wounds, was found in a lift at Matheson Lang House on Baylis Road, in Lambeth, at about 1545 BST. A London Ambulance Service spokesman said their crew arrived at the scene in under four minutes but failed to resuscitate the teenager. A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested over the teenager’s stabbing. Continue Reading…. I have no words……. 😦