Man killed in London stabbing

A man in his 20s has died after being stabbed in Hackney, north-east London.

The victim, who has not been identified, was stabbed multiple times at around 8pm tonight near Morning Lane in Hackney.

Paramedics attempted to save the man but he was pronounced dead shortly before 8.30pm.

The Metropolitan Police said: "Shortly before 8pm on April 4, officers on patrol on Link Street in Hackney were approached by a man suffering from stab injuries.

"Officers immediately provided the man with first aid. The London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended.

"The man, who is believed to be aged in his early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8.24pm.

"Next of kin are yet to be informed. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

"The Homicide and Major Crime Command has been notified. A crime scene remains in place. There have been no arrests."

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