48 hours of violence in London sees 4 people killed and 6 injured in hospital – MyLondon
London has witnessed a series of violent incidents since last weekend.
Between Sunday morning (January 10) and early this morning (January 12) a series of serious incidents have taken place, including a double killing in Ilford and a man dying after a fight by Eastcote London Underground station.
Here is a round up of the devastating crimes that have happened in the capital which were reported by MyLondon.
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Two men die from serious injuries in Ilford home
Neighbours described waking up to screams after two men were killed inside a home in East London.
The men, believed to be in their 40s, were found seriously injured at the property in Tavistock Gardens, Ilford on Sunday morning (January 10) and were pronounced dead at the scene.
A 28-year-old woman was Tasered and arrested on suspicion of murder.
One woman was arrested on suspicion of murder (Image: Jonathan Brady/PA)
Neighbour Inamul Hussain, 32, claimed he called police after hearing a woman screaming.
The woman, who had non life-threatening injuries, was taken to hospital for treatment and is now in police custody.
Police confirmed they were called to a reported disturbance shortly before 4.30am.
The police believed they knew the victims’ identities.
Man dies following fight by Eastcote Tube station
The crime scene in Eastcote (Image: David Nathan/@999London)
A man is thought to have died following a fight by Eastcote London Underground station on Sunday night.
It is understood the fight broke out outside Carpet World on Field End Road in Hillingdon, West London.
Officers from the Met Police were called to the emergency by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) shortly after 10.30pm on Sunday, (January 10) following reports of a fight in Eastcote.
Medics from the LAS attended to the unresponsive and injured man but sadly he could not be helped and he died at the scene.
A 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and the Met Police have launched an investigation into the events – they are asking the public to come forward with any information.
6 in hospital after ‘up to 15’ army horses broke free from their riders
Army horses broke free from a routine ride on Monday morning (January 11), hospitalising six people and causing chaos on the streets of South East London.
The Kings Troop horses, which are stationed at Woolwich Barracks, were out on a run on Charlton Road when a number of the horses bolted causing their riders to fall to the ground.
One local resident snapped a horse running past their house in Charlton Village
Reports suggest a car behind the troop beeped its horn which frightened the horses and made them scatter.
There were reports of horses being seen all over Charlton , with some making it as far as Charlton Park, more than a mile away.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed the riders were among those injured, and that the horses that escaped were all recovered.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said they were called at 9.56am on January 11 to reports of persons injured on Charlton Road, Blackheath.
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London’s Air Ambulance was dispatched to the incident, as well as ambulance crews, medics in response cars, an incident response officer and a hazardous area response team.
Six people were treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.
Man stabbed to death in Neasden
Police launched an investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Neasden on Monday evening (January 11).
Emergency services were called to the scene on Neasden Lane North shortly after 9.30pm following reports of a disturbance.
A man, believed to be in his forties, was found with stab injuries.
A second man- no further details- was also found with non life-threatening injuries nearby. He was arrested in connection with the incident.
A crime scene is in place and police are implementing a stop and search Section 60 order for a number of areas from until 1.30pm this afternoon (January 12).
The areas affected are Barn Hill Hill, Welsh Harp, Tokyngton, Preston and Stonebridge.
Enquiries are ongoing.