Teen had 'multiple stab wounds'

A post mortem has found a teenager died from multiple stab wounds with a fatal one to the chest. The 17 year old has been formally identified as Champion Ganda.

Murder victim identified

Champion Ganda
Murder victim Champion Ganda Credit: Met police

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Forest Gate have formally identified the victim who was killed on Thursday.

He was Champion Ganda, 17 from Romford.

A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as multiple stab wounds with a fatal one to the chest.

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Report from the scene of Forest Gate stabbing

There are concerns for the safety of our young people this lunchtime - as the number of teenagers who have been murdered on the capital's streets reaches seven since January.

That's one short of the total number killed in the whole of 2012.

Champion Gand, 17, was stabbed in a fight in Forest Gate yesterday afternoon.

Ronke Phillips reports from there.

Penge shooting victim named

Khadar Hussein was shot in the head in Penge on Wednesday. Credit: Metropolitan Police handout.

Police have named the victim of a fatal shooting in south-east London as 19-year-old Khadar Hussein of Beckenham.

He died in hospital yesterday after being shot in the head in Penge on Wednesday.

Teen, 17, stabbed to death in Forest Gate

The scene of the stabbing. Credit: ITN

A 21-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder, after a teenager was stabbed to death in Forest Gate.

Police were called out to Sandringham Road at 2pm yeterday, following reports of a fight.

A 17-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, while another teenager, aged 16, is being treated in hospital for stab wounds.

One teenager has been killed and another is being treated in hospital. Credit: ITN

19 year-old shot dead in Penge

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a fatal shooting in Penge in south east London. The 19 year-old man was found with a gunshot wound in the head yesterday evening in Kenilworth Road. He was taken to hospital but was declared dead this morning.

Police have informed his next of kin. They are yet to make any arrests.

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