A man has been found guilty of manslaughter following a fatal stabbing in a Hackney street

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Kieron Brown, 27,  of Mabley Street, E9 was found guilty of the manslaughter of 22-year-old Exauce Ngimbi following a trial at Harrow Crown Court on Thursday, 19 November.

A murder investigation was launched after police were called at2.01pm on Thursday, 5 December 2019 to reports of a stabbing in Clarence Mews, E5.

Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found Exauce injured. Despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene at 2.33pm

A post mortem examination found the cause of death to be stab wounds to the heart and aorta; Exauce had been stabbed eight times.

Brown was charged on Saturday, 7 December with murder and possession of a pointed or bladed article.

He was remanded for trial at Harrow Crown Court. On Thursday, 19 November, he was found guilty of manslaughter and possession of a bladed article.

Exauce and Brown had been involved in a fight on the day before the murder but the exact reasons for the disagreement are not known.

Detective Inspector Rita Tierney said:

“This is another incredibly sad case where a young person has lost their life on a London street due to knife crime. Our team has worked hard to bring Exauce’s killer to justice and I hope it gives his family some degree of comfort. Regardless, the result will not bring Exauce back and they will always have to live with their grief.”

Brown was remanded for sentence at Harrow Crown Court on Wednesday, 25 November.