The 16 year old boy stabbed to death by a gang in Pimlico has been named by family friends as Hani Abou El-Kheir.
Today, family friend Mahmoud Abosiad visited the family and said: "He was a lovely boy. He did not deserve to end up on a slab."
The teenager was taken from Lupus Street to a south London hospital where he died a few hours later.
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