18yr old is London's 45th murder victim
London's 45th murder victim this year has been named as 18-year-old Junior Urugbezi-Edwards.
Junior Urugbezi-Edwards who was stabbed to death in London after being chased through the streets.
Junior Urugbezi-Edwards was found with knife wounds in Tiverton Street in Elephant and Castle, south London, at around 9.30pm on Sunday amid a weekend of Bank Holiday violence.
He was rushed to hospital but died at 10.51pm. A group of his friends laid flowers at the scene. Speaking at the police cordon, a 19-year-old man said: 'It is a big loss. He was a funny guy and he was a good person."
'He was one of those friend's that was always good to have around. When you were low, he would bring you up.
'He had a lot of friends and he was a much loved person. I have been friends with him for years. He was at college but I think he was taking a gap year before uni.'
The teenager's death was the second to trigger a murder probe in London on Sunday after a 52-year-old man was deliberately struck and killed by a car in Leytonstone.
There were outbreaks of violence elsewhere over the weekend, with a murder in Bootle and two other serious incidents in Birmingham and Nottingham.
Elsewhere in the country, a man in his 30s died after an 'altercation' in Bootle, Merseyside at around 1.55am yesterday.
A 41-year-old man from Bootle was arrested at the scene and is being questioned by police.
A forensic tent was also seen in Bristol Street, Birmingham, where two men got into a fight involving a knife and suffered injuries to their faces.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: 'Police are investigating after two men were injured in Bristol Street, Birmingham shortly before 3.30am yesterday morning.
'We believe a fight has taken place and subsequently two men were taken to hospital, where they remain with significant injuries to their face. We believe a sharp implement was used and investigations are ongoing to determine what happened.'
Four people were taken to hospital in Nottingham after they were hurt in a disturbance 'involving a knife' outside Pryzm night club in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday.
An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.