Teenager stabbed to death after Canning Town chase

Police at the scene of the murder
Image caption No arrests have been made

A teenager has been stabbed to death in east London after being by chased by a group.

The 18-year-old, named locally as Danny O'Shea, was found with stab wounds by officers called to Gill Avenue in Canning Town on Friday evening.

The ambulance service attended, but he was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry. They said no arrests had been made.

Det Ch Insp John MacDonald appealed for witnesses adding: "We believe that the victim may have been chased from Butchers Road at the junction of Hooper Road down into Boreham Avenue."

The victim's family has been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place.

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