2 A 14-year-old boy was arrested after a man was stabbed to death in East London


Two 14-year-old boys were arrested after a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death in eastern London.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, James Markham was attacked after confronting a group of young people in Chingford on Monday night.

At 6:20 pm, an ambulance crew was called to the Churchill Terrace site and found the stabbed Markham.

Despite the efforts of paramedics and the general public, he was declared dead on the scene.

Markham was reportedly trying to protect his daughter from a group of young people before he died.

James Markham
Police in a scene stabbed on Churchill Terrace in eastern London with a file photo without a date. (Laura Parnaby / PA)

Postmortem examination revealed that he died of a wound stabbed in his lungs.

His close relatives are supported by professional officers.

Police said a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder and another boy (also 14 years old) was arrested on suspicion of a murder plot.

Both are detained at a police station in eastern London.

Investigator John Marriott of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Crime Command said:

“The brutality of this reaction is not shocking. Our idea lies in the James family. The James family remains devastated by their loss.

“The arrests of these two are important developments, but we still need the help of the public to get a complete picture of what happened on Monday night.

“I know there were a lot of people at the time of the murder. I want them to come forward.

“I also believe that there are parents who know that their child was there or involved. I urge them to do wise things and get in touch with us. increase.

“A dedicated team of executives is working to connect the tragic situations that led to this murder and bring the responsible person to justice.”

Sir Iain Duncan Smith, a former Conservative leader and member of parliament at Chingford and Woodford Green, visited the scene with the commander of the unit’s autonomous region.

After that, I wrote on Twitter as follows. The idea of ​​all of us is with his family and friends when they agree on their loss. I would like to thank the officers, paramedics, and the general public for their help. “

Anyone who has information related to the case should call the police at 101 to see 5735/09 AUG.

By Isobel Frodsham