Lawless London: Four people killed in four days

There has been yet another horrific wave of violence in London over the weekend that has left four people dead in just four days.

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A murder investigation is underway after a man was found with stab injuries in Stratford in the early hours of the morning with the police called at around 00:40.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was pronounced dead at around 1am.

Police have put in place a Section 60 order in Newham, allowing the police to stop and search without requiring reasonable grounds, until 18:00 on Monday.

On Friday, an 18-year-old man died after being stabbed in Wandsworth.

Shortly after on Friday night, police were called to reports of a shooting in Plumstead. A 19-year-old was found with critical injuries and later died.

Earlier on Saturday morning, three men were stabbed during a fight near the Clapham North Tube station.

Meanwhile in Tower Hamlets on Saturday afternoon, a man in his 30s was stabbed and pronounced dead at the scene on a field near a children’s nursery and a mosque.

It comes as London Mayor Sadiq Khan faces criticism, including from US President Donald Trump.