Case: Bethnal Green stabbing: Luther Edwards
Victim
Name:
Luther Edwards
Gender:
Male
Date:
2016-07-29
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
Knife
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Uncategorised
Case synopsis:

Luther Edwards, 31, was stabbed to death outside Bethnal Green tube station on 29 July 2016.

He was found collapsed on the forecourt of a petrol station at the junction of Old Ford Road and Cambridge Heath Road at around 10.35pm.

Mr Edwards, from Clapham, was taken to hospital and was pronounced dead at around 11.40pm. A post-mortem found he died of a stab wound to the heart. 

Detectives said he had become involved in an altercation after watching a friend compete at a boxing event held at York Hall on Old Ford Road on Friday night.

He was attacked by a group as he left the venue and chased across Cambridge Heath Road to the petrol station.

Four men were charged with murder on 9 November 2017: Jerome Osbourne, 33, (28/08/1984) of Somerset Avenue, Chessington; Marlon Thomas, 27, (16/11/1989) of Woodcote Place, SE27; Christopher O'Sullivan, 31, (31/10/1986) of Bishopsford Road, Morden; and James Robinson, 29, (11/04/1988) of no fixed address.

They are due to stand trial at the Old Bailey on 8 May 2018.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call the incident room on 020 8345 3715. To give information anonymously Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or via Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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