Murder in Hackney
Jahmal Mason-Blair, 17 and a keen footballer, was stabbed to death on Amhurst Road, Hackney, London some time after midnight BST. He was found stabbed in the neck and pronounced dead on the scene by police officers who were routinely passing by. The area around the murder scene was cordoned off and flowers were being left nearby as a tribute to the popular teen. On hand were school friends and the school chaplain.