Victim's identity confirmed by police

Scotland Yard tonight confirmed the identity of 16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Pimlico.

Hani Hicham Abou El-Kheir was killed near his home last night. A post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow at noon.

Detectives continued to appeal for witnesses and said Hani was assaulted by "several youths".The force said they were "retaining an open mind regarding any motive at this stage".

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Pimlico stabbing

Police are investigating the murder of 16 year-old Hani Hicham Abou El Kheir in Pimlico on January 27th.