Milton Keynes man stabbed to death at London shopping centre

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Police have launched a murder inqury after a Milton Keynes man was stabbed to death at a London shopping centre.

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, and said to be living with his brother in Milton Keynes, had suffered multiple stab wounds. He was treated at the scene at the Stratford Centre, but pronounced dead an hour later.

Police were called to the incident following reports of a disturbance at the centre at about 9.30pm on Tuesday.

Police say he is the the eighth person to be fatally stabbed or shot in London in the last week.

Metropolitan Police said next of kin had not been informed and no arrests had been made.

“Formal identification awaits and a postmortem examination will be held in due course,” a spokesman added.

The homicide and major crime command has been informed of the death and inquiries are ongoing.