Seven Kings, Ilford Monday 20th January 2020 Police are continuing to investigate the triple murdered Three people have been stabbed to death in a brutal killing incident in Ilford, Redbridge.
A source has revealed that two men had their throats cut and a third had was hit with a hammer after a dispute over a table booking at a near by banqueting centre on Salisbury road after turning up late the previous evening.
A second scene remains in place at Seven Kings Road under Police guard. Two tents have been erected over the three men bodies whilst scene of crime officers work with freezing temperatures.
Detectives have been woking around the clock to find the men who carried out the wicked and horric act.
An investigation was launched into the deaths of three men, all of whom had suffered fatal stab injuries.
At 7.38pm on Sunday 19 January, emergency services were called to a disturbance in Elmstead Road, Seven Kings.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found three men, aged in their 20s or 30s, suffering what appear to be stab injuries. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are in the process of establishing formal identification and informing all next of kin.
Post-mortem examinations will be arranged in due course.
A thorough investigation is underway and crime scenes are in place in the area as officers begin a full forensic examination. This will continue into Monday and potentially beyond.
Chief Superintendent Steve Clayman, Commander of the Met’s East Area BCU said:
“While enquiries into this tragic incident are at an early stage, this is likely to be a triple homicide investigation.”
“I must retain an open mind as to any motive as we are in the early stages of establishing the full circumstances.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 6374/19jan or to remain anonymous call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.