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Murder investigation launched in Islington

News   •   Aug 25, 2017 16:16 BST

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Islington.

At approximately 18:50hrs on Thursday, 24 August officers in the area of Mitchison Road, N1 were informed by a member of the public that a man had been stabbed.

Officers found a 27-year-old man injured. The London Ambulance Service was called and the man was taken to an east London hospital where he died at 02:30hrs on Friday, 25 August. Next of kin have been informed.

Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is they await a formal identification. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, are urged to contact the incident room on 020 8785 8244.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.