Teenager charged with murder of Lamarni Hylton-Reid

Lamarni Hylton-Reid The 20-year-old died in hospital

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in an east London street.

Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20, of Hackney, was attacked in Homerton High Street, Homerton, on Wednesday.

He was found by police officers, but later died. Post-mortem tests showed he died from a stab wound to the chest.

Scotland Yard said the 17-year-old would appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with murder.

A 19-year-old man arrested for assisting an offender has been bailed pending further investigation.

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