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A Detective Chief Inspector said the conviction is an example of the commitment of the Metropolitan Police, to find people responsible for violent crime, no matter how much time has passed, or how far a suspect is willing to flee.
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A 17-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a 20-year-old man stabbed to death in Homerton, east London.
Lamarni Hylton-Reid was found at the junction of Homerton High Street and Kenworthy Road, Hackney, east London, at 5.10pm on Wednesday.
He was taken to hospital by ambulance but pronounced dead at 6.30pm.
Scotland Yard said last night that the 17-year-old had been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held at an east London police station.
Detectives have also arrested a 19-year-old man for assisting an offender.
Messages paying tribute to Mr Hylton-Reid, from Clapton, east London, have flooded on to social networking site Twitter, including one post which said he was stabbed on the way to visit his mother on her birthday
Police say they are keeping an "open mind" about the reason for the murder of Lamarni Hylton-Reid, but they have ruled out robbery as a possible motive.
20 year-old Lamarni was stabbed on Wednesday evening on Homerton High Street, at the junction with Kenworthy Road. He died in hospital a few hours later from a stab wound to the chest.
Police have not made any arrests so far and are still appealing for witnesses.
A 32-year-old woman from Manor Park in London has been arrested in connection with the Isle of Sheppey murder.
The woman was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and has been bailed until 4th October.
Five people arrested by Kent Police in connection with the death of Gary Pocock on the Isle of Sheppey have been charged with murder. They are due before Medway magistrates later today.
The 34-year-old's body was found on a beach in Leysdown on the 7th August 2013.
Those charged last night were: Christopher James Bones, 20, of Dorothy Gardens, Dagenham; Matthew Terry, 20, and Mark Terry, 44, both of Grantham Road, Manor Park in Newham, London; Jamie West, 19, Cliffe View Gardens, Warden, Isle of Sheppey; and a boy, 15, who can not be named for legal reasons.
A man who was stabbed to death in east London has been named as 20-year-old Lamarni Hylton-Reid.
A spokesperson at Scotland Yard said:
Police were called to Homerton High Street, at the junction with Kenworthy Road, at 5:10pm on 21 August.
Officers attended and found a male suffering a stab wound.
He was taken to an east London hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead at 6:30pm.
He has since been formally identified as Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20 years (19.6.93) of Warwick Grove, E5.
An incident room has opened under the command of DCI John Sandlin of the Homicide and Major Crime Command.Enquiries continue.Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to call 020 8345 3865. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Police have launched a murder inquiry, after a man was stabbed to death in east London.
The victim - who's been named locally as Lamarni Hylton - was pronounced dead at the scene on Homerton High Street yesterday evening.
There's been speculation that he may have been attacked in a row over a five pound note