Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a teenager was allegedly stabbed to death during a football game.
Officers arrived at Twickenham in south west London after receiving information about the stabbing at around 4.45 pm yesterday.
Emergency services on Cranford Way rushed to the scene, and found an 18-year-old man with knife injuries.
He was taken to a London hospital by the London Ambulance Service, but was pronounced dead at 5.54 pm.
Authorities have urged anyone filming the gruesome attack not to share it on social media.
Police have contacted his family members, where the crime scene is located and no arrest has been made so far.
A hero teacher at Richman Upon Thames School reportedly fought to save the lives of teenagers.
One mother, whose 13-year-old son was playing rugby, said: “The boys had been arguing for a while.
“The teacher started filming and took small children away from them. The older boys continued on foot towards the bridge where the row ran.
“The teacher left, the boys got scared and the poor boy fell on the floor. He was the first to know that he had been stabbed.
“The teacher did an amazing job filming them and then going there to try and call emergency services.
“My son is now scared of knives, but he is even and fine. He said it was a long way but he saw the boy fall to the floor.”
“I saw the boy who was lying on the floor and covered with the jackets of the other boys.
“The teacher was doing CPR on him, he was in a rugby kit and there were a lot of boys around.
“There were some girls who were sitting on the edge of the grass shedding tears and would have known the boy, they looked devastated.”
The teacher was doing CPR on him, he was in a rugby kit and there were a lot of boys around
A spokesman for Richmond Upon Thames School said: “The head teacher is going to express in a letter to our community today how shocked we are to hear of the senseless death and the school’s thoughts are deeply saddened by the young man’s family and friends. are time.
“While the teenager did not attend Richmond Upon Thames school, the loss of any young life is a tragedy that affects all of us.
“Knife crime is a widespread London problem, and the headmaster would like to emphasize how important it is for parents to talk to their children about the dangers of carrying weapons of any kind.”
Richmond upon Thames College said its principal and senior staff were cooperating with police over the unfortunate “death of a young male”.
Detective Chief Inspector Vicky Tunstall said: “The incident happened in a playground and was witnessed by many people.
“Some of them are believed to have filmed the events as they unfolded; I ask that any videos not be shared via social media so that the young man’s family is already unbelievable to them.” To avoid creating more distress in difficult times.
“Instead, please go to the police immediately. Many people have spoken to us, but we need to hear from someone who may have information that can help.
“We are working to establish the motive behind this tragic incident and follow up on several leads. If you think you can help us, please get in touch.”
Chief Superintendent Elizabeth Chappell said: “Our thoughts are with the young victim and her family at this terrible time.
“No young man should be killed in London and we will do everything we can to help our colleagues investigate.
“Local residents can expect to see increased police presence in the area.
“If anyone has any concerns, or has information that may help, I encourage them to contact those authorities and let us know what they know.”
Anyone who witnessed or has footage of the incident is asked to call the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting 5697/12OCT.
Crimestoppers can also be informed anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
So far this year there have been 61 fatalities in the capital, in which 23 teenagers have been stabbed to death.
The gruesome murder comes just a day after a young man was stabbed to death and another seriously injured after a mass brawl in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
The gruesome footage obtained by Kian Tordoff shows moments after the murder of 19-year-old Kian Tordoff, who was pronounced dead by emergency workers shortly after 5.45 a.m. Sunday.
Kian and another 19-year-old man outside the Ostler Shopping Center, which was reported to Kian’s friend Matt Lowther, had a horrific explosion in the city center early Sunday.
Matt, who recently had a baby with his girlfriend, remains in the hospital where he is fighting for his life.
A 16-year-old and a 26-year-old have been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempt to murder.