Police have named the 16-year-old victim of a fatal stabbing attack in Islington.
Jamaly Samba Baibu was one of two teenagers stabbed on Seward Street in Clerkenwell on Tuesday night. He died at the scene.
The second boy, also 16, received non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation is under way led by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.
A crime scene remains in place and at this early stage there have been no arrests.
Det Ch Insp Kate Kieran, who leads the investigation, said: “Jamaly had his whole life ahead of him. Our thoughts are with his family as they come to terms with this terrible loss. We will do all we can to support them.
“As we work to piece together what happened in Seward Street, I appeal to any members of the public who were in the area, who saw or heard anything unusual or who have any information at all about what took place, to come forward.
“Anyone who was driving nearby, particularly along either Seward Street or Central Street, please check any dash cam footage that you might have captured of the incident or of other significant activity.
“We know there were also members of the public who came to the aid of both boys after they were assaulted. Some did not provide their details and we would very much like to speak to them.”
Anyone with information is urged to call 101, with the reference 7708/21Dec.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.