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Teenager stabbed to death in Barking

PUBLISHED: 13:52 04 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:10 05 February 2018

Flowers left at the scene of the stabbing near Abbey Road. Picture credit: Ken Mears.

Flowers left at the scene of the stabbing near Abbey Road. Picture credit: Ken Mears.

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A murder hunt is underway after a teenager was stabbed to death in Barking.

Police at the scene of the stabbing near Abbey Road. Picture credit: Ken Mears. Police at the scene of the stabbing near Abbey Road. Picture credit: Ken Mears.

The 19-year-old victim was found suffering from knife wounds in Abbey Road, yesterday just after 10pm.

He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at 10.55pm.

His next of kin have been informed and a post mortem will take place in due course.

Detectives from the Met’s homicide and major crime command are investigating the killing.

Anyone with information or witnesses should call 101 quoting ref 7838feb03 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

There have been no arrests.

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