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Three men die from stab wounds in northeast London

Three men have died after suffering stab injuries in the Seven Kings area of northeast London.

Police have said they are likely dealing with a "triple homicide investigation" after the three men, aged in their 20s or 30s, were pronounced dead at the scene on Elmstead Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service were called to the area at 7.38pm on Sunday.

Police are in the process of establishing formal identification and informing all next of kin.

The Metropolitan Police said post-mortems will be arranged in due course.

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Image: Police and forensic officers at the scene in Seven Kings where the three men were stabbed

An investigation is under way and crime scenes are in place in the area as officers begin a full forensic examination.

Chief Superintendent Steve Clayman, commander of the Met's East Area basic command unit, said: "While enquiries into this tragic incident are at an early stage, this is likely to be a triple homicide investigation.

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"I must retain an open mind as to any motive as we are in the early stages of establishing the full circumstances."

Extra police enforcement powers have been authorised for the whole of Redbridge borough until 8am tomorrow.

Please contact the police on 101 or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously if you have any information.

— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) Read More – Source

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