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Murder at Millwall ‘illegal rave’: Man is stabbed to death at warehouse beside south London club

Murder at Millwall ‘illegal rave’: Man is stabbed to death at warehouse bash beside south London club – sparking capital’s 59th homicide probe of 2021

  • Police have launched murder investigation after man stabbed to death at ‘rave’
  • A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after the stabbing in South Bermondsey 
  • Footage of the gathering shows around 100 people scattered around warehouse

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death at an ‘illegal rave’ last night in South London.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following the stabbing on Stockholm Road, South Bermondsey, at around 11:50pm.

Emergency services attended the scene but were unable to save the man who had been injured at an ‘unlicensed music event’ being held next to the Millwall Football Club. 

Footage of the gathering posted to Snapchat by a reveller shows around 100 people in a warehouse, with what appears to be speakers rigged up in a truck parked inside.

A teenager also suffered head injuries, not believed to be life threatening, and was taken to hospital. 

Police are working to identify the victim and inform his family.

Anyone who attended the ‘illegal rave’ is asked to contact police.  

Metropolitan Police said in a statement: ‘Detectives are urging anyone who had attended a music event in South Bermondsey on Saturday night to get in touch after a male was fatally stabbed.

‘Police were called at around 23:50hrs on Saturday, 26 June, to reports of a male stabbed inside an industrial unit in Stockholm Road, SE16.

‘An unlicensed music event had been taking place at the location.

Footage of the music event in South Bermondsey

Footage of the music event in South Bermondsey were posted to snapchat by a reveller, showing around 100 people in a warehouse

Footage of the music event in South Bermondsey shows a truck that appears to be rigged up with speakers parked inside the warehouse

Footage of the music event in South Bermondsey shows a truck that appears to be rigged up with speakers parked inside the warehouse

‘Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. They found an unidentified male suffering stab injuries and, despite the efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the victim’s identity and contact his family. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

‘A 16-year-old male was also found at the location suffering head injuries. He was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening and he has been arrested in connection with the incident.

An unnamed man died after being stabbed on Stockholm Road, South Bermondsey, at around 11:50pm Saturday June 26

An unnamed man died after being stabbed on Stockholm Road, South Bermondsey, at around 11:50pm Saturday June 26

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following the stabbing on Stockholm Road, South Bermondsey, at around 11:50pm

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following the stabbing on Stockholm Road, South Bermondsey, at around 11:50pm

Officers from the Met Police and Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service were called to an illegal warehouse party yards from Millwall football club

Officers from the Met Police and Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service were called to an illegal warehouse party yards from Millwall football club

Despite efforts of attending Police officers and paramedics, who attempted to carry out life-saving CPR after the man went into cardiac arrest, he sadly died at the scene

Despite efforts of attending Police officers and paramedics, who attempted to carry out life-saving CPR after the man went into cardiac arrest, he sadly died at the scene

Police are appealing for anyone who attended the music event to contact them

Police are appealing for anyone who attended the music event to contact them

‘An investigation has been launched led by detectives from Specialist Crime (Homicide).

‘Anyone who had been in attendance at the event is urged to call 101, and quote ref CAD 8848/26JUN. Detectives also need to hear from any other witnesses or anyone else with information that may assist the investigation.

‘To remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers.’

The death is the 59th murder to plague London in 2021 so far. There have been 11 murders this month alone in the capital – at least seven of those stabbings. 

On Friday a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death around 9.30pm on Miall Walk Sydenham.

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