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Victim in Euston stabbing named as Bright Akinlele

The 22-year-old was stabbed in the leg on Monday night

21 February, 2019 — By Samantha Booth

A MAN stabbed to death in Euston has been named as a 22-year-old from the East Midlands.

Bright Akinlele, from Northampton, staggered into the Wesley Hotel on Euston Street on Monday night with stab wounds.

Staff tried to help the man and contacted emergency services. Sadly, he died about 11.30pm from a stab wound to the leg.

It is believed he was assaulted in nearby Starcross Street, leaving a blood trail behind on his way to the hotel.

Forensics were seen by neighbours going in to an address on the street on Wednesday.

Forensics in Starcross Street on Tuesday

Four men and seven women, aged from 19 to 28, were arrested on suspicion of murder.

All have been released on bail until mid-March pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or the events immediately following the attack, is asked to call police on 0208 358 0400 or call Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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