London crime: First picture of victim in ‘senseless’ fatal stabbing in Islington released by police – My London
The victim of a “senseless” fatal stabbing in Islington has been named, as officers continue to appeal for help to find those responsible.
Kamal Nuur, 18, was found with stab injuries at North Road on Monday night (September 14).
It is understood that he was chased and attacked in Goodinge Close by two male suspects.
The suspects are then thought to have fled in the direction of York Way, before Kamal was found with his injuries on the nearby North Road.
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Police were called at 8pm, and paramedics treated Kamal on the scene. But despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead.
His next of kin have been informed.
A post mortem examination is due to be held at Whittington Hospital on Thursday, September 17.
DCI Andy Partridge said: “Another senseless knife attack has left a family mourning the loss of their loved one.
“At this early stage we believe that Kamal was chased a short distance and attacked, resulting in him being fatally wounded.”
The area remained cordoned off late into the night (Image: David Nathan/MyLondon)
No arrests have been made, but detectives from the Specialist Crime North Command are investigating.
DCI Partidge added: “I am confident there are people out there who would have seen something which could well assist with our investigation.
“I would appeal to those individuals to please come forward and help us find those responsible.”
Officers would also like to hear from anyone who has information about crime, those who carry a weapon, or those who exploit others for gain or revenge, while putting young people’s lives at risk.
According to Metropolitan Police: “Community intelligence can be used to great effect to not only detect, but also prevent crime, keep London safe and save young lives.”
Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101, referencing CAD 7154/14 Sept. Or you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
If you’re concerned about someone you think may be carrying a weapon, seek advice or support from Knife Free or Fearless.
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