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KILLED ON CHRISTMAS DAY: Murder probe after man stabbed to death in Islington


A MAN was stabbed to death on Christmas Day, prompting another murder investigation for the Met Police.

Police attended a residential address in Holloway Road, Islington, at 4:55pm on Sunday, December 25, following concerns for the welfare of a resident.

They found a man with a stab injury and immediately provided first aid. The London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance also attended. Despite their efforts, the man – who is believed to be aged in his mid-50s – was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to a north London police station. He remains in custody.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 3363/25Dec. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.

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