Teenager stabbed to death close to Prince George's primary school, two arrested
A man has been killed less than half a mile away from where Prince George goes to school
Two people have been arrested after a teenager was stabbed to death in Battersea, London.
The two men, aged 19 and 27, were arrested after presenting themselves at a hospital.
Police were called to Wolsey Court, off Westbridge Road, Battersea, at shortly before 8pm to reports of a stabbing.
Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found a 19-year-old man with stab injuries..
Despite the efforts of paramedics, he died at the scene at 8.36pm.
A 19y/o man was stabbed to death on the Surrey Lane Estate in here Battersea last night.
One neighbour who knew him tells me “He was just a kid, I just remember him being young, always smiling.”
He’s the third teenager to be killed like this in London so far this year. @LBC pic.twitter.com/hJv2djGjkq
— Rachael Venables (@rachaelvenables) February 6, 2019
The killing took place less than half a mile from Prince George's primary school.
The Metropolitan Police said a murder investigation has been launched and that the two men were taken to separate police stations. The victim's next of kin have been informed.
A crime scene remains in place and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification awaits and enquiries continue
Any witnesses and anyone with information concerning this stabbing is urged to call police on 101 quoting CAD 6767/5Feb or tweet @MetCC.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.