Ilford stabbing: Boy, 15, charged with murder after 18-year-old stabbed to death

The victim has been named as 18-year-old Kamran Khalid.

<p>Kamran Khalid has been named as the victim. Credit: Met Police</p>

Kamran Khalid has been named as the victim. Credit: Met Police

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder after an 18-year-old was stabbed to death in Ilford.

The victim, now named as Kamran Khalid, was found with multiple stab wounds in Harrow Road, Redbridge, at around 4am on October 28.

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The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.

Scotland Yard said: “Police were called to Harrow Road, Ilford at 3.54am on Thursday, October 28 following reports of a fight.

Harrow Road, south Ilford, in east London, where the 18-year-old was stabbed to death. Credit: Google

“Officers attended with medics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.

“They found a man who had been stabbed.

“He was treated at the scene but despite the best efforts of the emergency services he was pronounced dead a short time later.

“He has since been identified as 18-year-old Kamran Khalid.

“His family is being supported by specialist officers.”

Mr Khalid was the 26th teenager to be murdered in the capital this year, equalling the joint highest figure in the last 13 years.