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Murder hunt after man found stabbed at Limehouse

PUBLISHED: 15:57 30 November 2009 | UPDATED: 15:18 05 October 2010

A MURDER inquiry has been set up in East London following a death of a 22-year-old man after a stabbing. Police were called to an address in Dod Street, Limehouse, at 7.40pm last night where the man was found with a knife wound.

A MURDER inquiry has been set up in East London following a death of a 22-year-old man after a stabbing.

Police were called to an address in Dod Street, Limehouse, at 7.40pm last night where the man was found with a knife wound.

The man was taken to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, but died later. A post mortem examination is due to be held at the hospital tomorrow.

Next of kin have been informed, but police are still waiting for formal identification, Scotland Yard confirmed this-afternoon.

An incident room has opened in Barking under the Homicide and Serious Crime Command, where an appeal for witnesses has been launched for anyone with information to call 020-8345 1585, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.

A 17-year-old arrested in connection with the incident is currently in custody at an East London police station.

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