Two arrested after Murder in Waltham Forest

A murder investigation has been launched in Waltham Forest after a man was fatally stabbed.

Police were called on Friday, 17 August at around 4.40am to an address in Flaxen Road, E4 to a report of a stabbing.

Officers attended and found a 42-year-old man suffering from stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 5.20am

His next of kin have been informed.

A 16-year-old boy and a 35-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

Enquiries are ongoing. At this stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 0921/17 August or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.