His first picture is of a schoolboy being stabbed to death just a few yards from his home in North-Uluwich.
Local 15-year-old Kayjan Lublin was named after he was stabbed by a boy on Woodman Street near Newham’s Royal Docks just before 7pm on Friday.
A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder at an address in Newham shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday, Metropolitan Police said.
The schoolboy, who is thought to have taken part in the St. Bonventure at Forest Gate, has been honored.
Friend Khalif-Shakil Edwards changed his profile photo on Facebook and posted a message on a young man’s photo: “Stay in peace my little G” message
He further wrote: “You rest my younger brother in peace June June 2005-December 2020”
Another young man posted on Twitter: “Long live Kayjan. Look at us.”
“I am shocked at this tragic loss of a young man’s life,” said Paul Whiteman, CID’s chief detective for the North East BCU.
“Arrests have been made but the investigation is still at an early stage. I would appeal to any member of the local community to come forward with any information that could help bring those responsible to justice.
“Local authorities will step up patrols in the area in the coming days to reassure the public and continue to target violent crime.”
The investigation is being led by Met’s Specialist Crime Command (HomeSite). Anyone with information has been requested to call the event room on 0208 345 3715.
Alternatively, they can contact anonymous Independent Charitable Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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