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Murder investigation launched, Finsbury Park

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Finsbury Park.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at around 03:00hrs on Saturday, 21 April, to reports of a stabbing on Seven Sisters Road.

Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A 21-year-old man was found at the scene suffering from stab wounds.

A short distance away a second man, aged 20, was found suffering stab injuries in Roth Walk, N7. Despite the efforts of medics, he was pronounced dead at the scene at 03:43hrs.
Next of kin have been informed. Formal identification is yet to take place.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The 21-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment before being discharged.

He has subsequently been arrested on suspicion of murder, possession of an offensive weapon and affray. He remains in custody at a north London police station.

At this early stage it is believed both males had been involved in an altercation involving a number of other people in the area of Roth Walk prior to the emergency services being called.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD1054/21APR, tweet @MetCC, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Enquiries into the circumstances continue.