A mum has paid tribute to her "loving" and "funny" son who was stabbed to death.

Jack Hague, 38, was found with a stab injury after police were called to reports of a fight in Corfield Street, Bethnal Green, at around 8.30pm on Sunday (May 5).

Jack, who lived locally, died at the scene.

His mum said: "His smile was amazing - he was loving, funny, giving of his time and loved being Uncle Jack to his niece and two nephews best of all.

"He is my son, my blue-eyed boy and will live in me until the day I die.”

East London Advertiser: Jack HagueJack Hague (Image: Met Police)No arrests have been made in relation to the stabbing.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or footage which could help their investigation to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 6482/05May.

Detective Chief Inspector Neil John, who leads one of the Met’s murder investigation teams, said: “Jack’s family are understandably devastated by his murder and we will continue to support them over the coming weeks and months.

“My team of experienced detectives are working tirelessly to apprehend those responsible for this heinous attack and I am still keen to hear from anyone who could help progress out investigation.

“If you were in the area around the time of this incident, or have doorbell or CCTV footage that may have captured events, then I would urge you to get in touch immediately.”