A 14-year-old boy is the latest stabbing victim in London after he was knocked off his motorcycle by a black Mercedes B Class in Leyton before three men emerged and stabbed him with a knife seven times in the back.
The murder is being treated as a “targeted attack” and the identity of the boy has been revealed.
He is Jayden Moody, according to a relative who spoke following his death.
According to officers, a car collided with the victim’s moped before three males emerged and knifed him before fleeing the scene.
The victim’s uncle Josh Grant wrote on Facebook:
Rip to my little nephew stabbed 7 times today in London can’t believe I’m never gonna see you again. Uncle Josh will never forget you.
Despite paramedics’ best efforts, the 14-year-old was declared dead at 7:09pm on Tuesday, January 8.
Photos from the scene of the attack show floral tributes at the scene near a bloodied pavement.
No arrests have been made.