A murder investigation was launched after police were called at 2.01pm on Thursday, 5 December to reports of a stabbing in Clarence Mews, Hackney.
Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a man suffering injuries. Despite their best efforts he was pronounced dead at the scene at 2.33pm.
The deceased is 22-year-old Exauce Ngimbi. His next of kin have been informed and formal identification has taken place. A post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
Four males were arrested on suspicion of murder. They are aged 14; aged 26; aged 26; and aged 23.
Kieran Brown, 26, of Hackney E9 was charged on Saturday, 7 December, with murder and possession of a pointed or bladed article. He will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on 7 December.
The other three males have been bailed pending further police enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3865 or call 101 quoting CAD 3931/05Dec19.