A total of 80 people, including 26 teenagers, were stabbed to death in the capital in 2021. That’s one person killed with a knife every four-and-a-half days.
Detective Constable James Morrison, 26, was stabbed to death trying to arrest a suspected bag snatcher in London’s West End in 1991.
Inquest reveals ‘missed safeguarding opportunities’ to prevent the murder of 31-year-old Laura Rakstelyte at her home in Ilford, east London
Lance Corporal Neville Richards, 22, died after his home in Battersea was set on fire on 26 December 1982.
Retired engineer John Gibbons, 49, was found stabbed to death at his home on 17 March 1985. Mr Gibbons, originally from British Guiana, had been stabbed through the heart and his throat was slashed. His body was discovered by his 16 year-old daughter Dawn at the flat in Huntingford House, Horne Way, Putney. A 28-year-old man was …