Tottenham stabbing: One dead and two injured in early morning knife rampage

One dead and two injured in early morning knife rampage at house party as three men are arrested
Police and paramedics called at 5am to report in Tottenham, north LondonOne victim in 20s pronounced dead shortly after arriving at London hospitalTwo other men treated for relatively minor injuries and three men arrested

By
Mark Duell

PUBLISHED:

12:23 GMT, 10 March 2013

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UPDATED:

12:53 GMT, 10 March 2013

A young man was stabbed to death at a party in the early hours of this morning, police said today.

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was one of three men taken to hospital at around 5am after suffering knife wounds at a party in Tottenham, north London.

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a north London hospital and the other two stab victims were being treated for relatively minor injuries. A murder inquiry was launched by police.

Investigation: The scene on Broad Lane in Tottenham, north London, this morning after a man died in the area

Investigation: The scene on Broad Lane in Tottenham, north London, this morning after a man died in the area

Officers and paramedics were called
shortly before 5am to reports of a fight on Stamford Close. The two
injured men taken to hospital were believed to be aged in their late
teens or early twenties.

Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident and taken to a police station.

A
Scotland Yard spokesman said: ‘One male was pronounced dead shortly
after arrival at hospital. He is yet to be identified. A post-mortem
examination will be arranged in due course.

Stabbing probe: A police forensic team erect a crime tent at the scene on Broad Lane, Tottenham, today

Stabbing probe: A police forensic team erect a crime tent at the scene on Broad Lane, Tottenham, today

‘The second male suffered non-life threatening injuries. We await a further update as to his condition. The third male sustained minor injuries.

‘Officers from Haringey CID are investigating supported by colleague from the Specialist Crime and Operations Directorate. Inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

‘Three males have been arrested in connection with the incident.'

Police have asked anybody with information to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111