Josh McKay: Murder charge after father-of-two fatally stabbed in Walthamstow

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A man has been charged with murder after a man was fatally stabbed in east London.

Police were called shortly before 3pm on Saturday July 6 to reports of a stabbing on Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow.

Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended. Despite their efforts, Josh McKay, a 33-year-old father-of-two died at the scene.

His family continue to be supported by specialist officers.

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Josh McKay was fatally stabbed on Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow.Josh McKay was fatally stabbed on Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow.
Josh McKay was fatally stabbed on Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow. | Met Police

Renai Belle, 29, of Edmonton was charged on Wednesday (July 10) with McKay’s murder and possession of a bladed article. He will appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court.

A 38-year-old woman arrested on Sunday July 7 on suspicion of assisting an offender is currently bailed pending further enquiries.