Police have launched a murder investigation following the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in London.
New Scotland Yard said officers and paramedics were called to Highbury Fields park in north London just before 9pm on Thursday.
A boy was found with stab wounds. Although he was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital, he died a short time later.
A crime scene has now been put in place, the Metropolitan Police said, adding that inquiries are ongoing to inform the boy’s next of kin.
No arrests have yet been made and the investigation into the stabbing are ongoing.
Homicide detectives from the Met’s specialist crime directorate – which investigates murder and organised crime – have been informed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 7948/4AUG. Alternatively people can speak anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.