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UK News Teenager stabbed to death at knife awareness course named as Hakim Sillah

21:05  08 november  2019
21:05  08 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Teenager fatally stabbed at knife awareness course named

  Teenager fatally stabbed at knife awareness course named Hakim Sillah, 18, died in hospital after the attack at Hillingdon Civic Centre in High Street, Uxbridge, on Thursday afternoon. Police said a group of youths had been attending a by appointment event at the council-run youth offending service in the building when a fight broke out.Officers were called shortly before 4.40pm and arrived at the scene to find Mr Sillah with a critical stab injury. He was taken by ambulance to a west London hospital where he later died at 5.25pm.A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder was being questioned by police on Friday afternoon.

a person looking at the camera: Officers are investigating the death of Hakim Sillah (left) during a knife awareness course © PA Officers are investigating the death of Hakim Sillah (left) during a knife awareness course

A teenager who was fatally stabbed while attending a knife awareness course in London has been named by police.

Hakim Sillah, 18, died in hospital after the attack at Hillingdon Civic Centre in High Street, Uxbridge, on Thursday afternoon.

Police said a group of youths had been attending a by-appointment event at the council-run youth offending service in the building when a fight broke out.

Officers were called shortly before 4.40pm and arrived at the scene to find Mr Sillah with a critical stab injury.

He was taken by ambulance to a west London hospital where he later died at 5.25pm.

Teenager charged with murder of 18-year-old man at London knife awareness course

  Teenager charged with murder of 18-year-old man at London knife awareness course Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah died from a stab injury.Police said a group of youths had been attending a by appointment event at the council-run youth offending service in the building when a fight broke out.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder was being questioned by police on Friday afternoon.

a statue of a flower: Tributes were laid outside Hillingdon Civic Centre where the stabbing took place © SWNS Tributes were laid outside Hillingdon Civic Centre where the stabbing took place

A third male, in his teens, was hailed by detectives for "bravely" trying to break up the fight that led up to Mr Sillah's death.

He has since been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for a non-life threatening stab wound.

Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh, leading the murder investigation for the Metropolitan Police, said Mr Sillah's family had been left "absolutely broken" by their loss.

Mr McHugh said: "This is an absolute tragedy. A young man with his whole life ahead of him has been fatally attacked and his family are absolutely devastated.

Jodie Chesney: Two teenagers found guilty of murdering girl scout in east London park

  Jodie Chesney: Two teenagers found guilty of murdering girl scout in east London park Svenson Ong-a-Kwie, 19, and a 17-year-old boy who cannot be named have been found guilty of murderfor fatally stabbing a girl scout to death in an east London park. ”Entirely blameless” Jodie Chesney, 17, was “caught up in a quarrel between drug dealers”when she was stabbed to death while playing music in a park with friends on March 1 of this year. Manuel Petrovic, 20, Svenson Ong-a-kwie, 19, and two youths, aged 16 and 17, from Barking and Romford, were all originally charged with her murder.Ms Chesney died at the scene in Harold Hill, east London, just over an hour after police were called to the park at 9.25pm.

"We are doing everything we can to find those involved. What we know so far is that a fight broke out between males at the location and as a result this young man received fatal injuries. A second independent male bravely tried to intervene to break up the fight and as a result was also stabbed.

a police car parked in a parking lot: Police at the scene at the Hillingdon Civic Centre in Uxbridge, west London, following the stabbing © PA Police at the scene at the Hillingdon Civic Centre in Uxbridge, west London, following the stabbing

"We want to hear from anyone who was there so we can understand what happened prior to the murder taking place and events immediately afterwards. One male is currently in custody and is being interviewed."

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who represented the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip before the election was called, tweeted on Friday: "Very sad news from Uxbridge last night. My thoughts are with the victims friends & family."

Asked if people had been screened for weapons before entering the civic centre, Hillingdon Council said in a statement: "The matter is being investigated by the police and we are unable to comment further at this time.

"Our thoughts are with the victim's family."

Jodie Chesney murder: Father's relief as teenage drug dealers found guilty of killing daughter .
The father of Girl Scout Jodie Chesney shouted "We got them" as two teenage drug dealers were found guilty of her murder. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The popular student had been smoking cannabis and listening to music with friends in a park when she was stabbed in the back on the evening of March 1. In a case of mistaken identity, Jodie, 17, was an innocent victim of "casual violence" in the drug-dealing world, jurors heard.

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