Man, 24, killed in Barking stabbing

Police at the scene in Crows Road this morning.

Police at the scene in Crows Road this morning. - Credit: Archant

A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night.

Police at the scene in Crows Road this morning.

Police at the scene in Crows Road this morning. - Credit: Archant

Officers were called to reports of a stabbing in Crows Road at 23.31pm.

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

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

Crows Road, Barking. Picture: Google

Crows Road, Barking. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

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

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

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.