First look at scene of Barking stabbing

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant

The first photos from the scene where a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night show a tent in place outside of a block of flats and a number of police cordons in different locations.

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant

Last night (Thursday, May 17) officers were called to reports of a stabbing in Crows Road at 11.31pm.

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant

The victim was given first aid by officers before parademics arrived, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant

No arrests have been made and a crime scene remains in place.

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant

His next of kin have been informed and formal identification is due to take place, along with a post-mortem.

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed

A tent is up outside of a block of flats at the scene in Crows Road, Barking after a man was stabbed to death last night. - Credit: Archant


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Anyone with informatin should contact police via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting ref CAD 9211/17May.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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