Teenager stabbed to death in London as another man attacked in the city dies amid wave of knife crime

A teenager has been stabbed to death in London after another man who was attacked over the weekend in the city died from his injuries.

The male, who Met Police said was in his late teens, was found with stab wounds to his chest in Kensington and taken to hospital where he died a short time after.

Police were called to the incident on Lanfrey Place, West Kensington. Credit: Google Maps

Police were called to the incident on Lanfrey Place, West Kensington at 14:14 on Thursday. His next of kin have been informed.

His death is the the eleventh linked to knife crime since the start of the year.

Police have recovered a knife believed to be connected to the stabbing from a drain nearby.

A blade recovered by officers following the fatal stabbing in west London. Credit: PA

The death comes after another man, who suffered serious injuries on Romily Street in the Soho area of central London, died on Wednesday after being stabbed on Sunday morning.

A 34-year-old man was charged with two counts of attempted murder, in relation to the Soho incident along with another stabbing of a teenager on the same day.

A 41-year-old woman was also arrested and remains released under investigation.

Police were called to the incident in Soho on Romily Street. Credit: Google Maps

No arrests have been made in relation to the Kensington stabbing and police are appealing for information.

Any witnesses are asked to either call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.