Teenager turns into FIFTH knife homicide sufferer in London in only one week after stabbing

A TEENAGER has become the fifth knife murder victim in just one week after being stabbed just yards from a tube station in London.

Cops were called to Lanfrey Place, off North End Road and yards from West Kensington station, just before 2.15pm on Thursday.

Officers and paramedics found a male, believed to be in his teens, suffering stab injuries.

Emergency services remained at the scene at 4pm.

The victim died in hopsital hours after the attack.

The Met said no arrests had been made.

The death comes as a 37-year-old who was stabbed on Sunday evening, was pronounced dead yesterday. 

Cops were called to Romily Street in Soho just after 6am and found a man, who had suffered stab injuries.  

He was taken to hospital with critical injuries and he was pronounced dead after 7pm on Wednesday, 6 March. 

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The recent attack in Kensington and the death of the 37-year-old come as the capital has seen a spate of knife crime in recent weeks. 

Jodie Chesney, 17, was stabbed to death in a seemingly motiveless attack in Harold Hill in London on Friday.

Sadiq Khan said he was ‘filled with anger’ and ‘devastated’ by the killing of the teenager.

In a tweet, the Mayor of London said: “Devastated by the fatal stabbing of a 17 year-old girl in Havering. 

“No one has been arrested”


“My thoughts are with her loved ones. It fills me with anger that violent criminals are targeting young Londoners with their whole lives before them. I encourage anyone with information to contact the police.”

On Saturday, Yousef Makki died after a knife attack in the village of Hale Barns whilst visiting friends. 

This is while on Wednesday David Martinez was stabbed to death after he was chased in Leyton, east London.  

The body of French woman Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, was discovered in a shallow grave near her home in west London late on Wednesday night.

A total of 23 murder probes have now been launched in London this year, including 12 in the last 17 days.

Due to the spate of violence, Met officers are out in force carrying out a series of stop and searches around the capital today.