A murder investigation has been launched following a stabbing in Barking.
Police were called on Thursday, 17 May at 23:31 hours to reports of a stabbing in Crows Road, Barking.
Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found a 24-year-old man suffering from stab injuries.
He was given first aid by officers prior to the arrival of the paramedics but sadly was pronounced dead at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed.
Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.
No arrests have been made.
A crime scene remains in place.
The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.
At this early stage anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting ref: CAD 9211/17May. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.