Teenager stabbed to death in fight outside block of flats in east London

A 19-year-old man has died after being stabbed in east London, according to Scotland Yard. Police were called at 10.20pm to Fullwell Avenue, Ilford, after reports of a fight outside a residential block.

Officers gave first aid to the teenager, who was suffering stab injuries, until London Ambulance Service paramedics arrived, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are attempting to notify his next of kin.

No arrests have so far been made. A Section 60 Order allowing officers expanded stop and search powers has been put in place for the Borough of Redbridge until 6.30am.

Police are investigating if a reported fire at a nearby set of garages is related to the stabbing. They are also appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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