Eleven people are arrested on suspicion of murder after man staggers into hotel lobby and collapses in front of horrified staff following fatal stabbing in London
- Man entered hotel lobby in Camden, north London, and collapsed on the floor
- Staff and medics came to his aid around 10.44pm yesterday but he died at scene
- The victim has not yet been identified but a murder inquiry has been launched
Eleven people have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in north London.
The victim stumbled into a hotel lobby in Camden at around 10.45pm yesterday and collapsed.
Hotel staff and emergency services desperately fought to save him but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.31pm.
Eleven people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are being held in custody at police stations across London.
A man stumbled into a hotel lobby in Camden, north London (street pictured) at around 10.45pm yesterday and collapsed. He was pronounced dead at 11.31pm
A Met Police spokesman said: ‘On Monday, 18 February at 22:44 hours police were called to a hotel in Euston Street, NW1 to a report of a stabbing.
‘Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found a male [no further details] suffering from stab injuries.
‘He was pronounced dead at the scene at 23:31 hours. Enquiries have established that the male entered the lobby of the hotel from the street and then collapsed.
‘Staff at the hotel immediately came to his aid, contacting the emergency services.
‘Urgent enquiries are currently taking place to identify the victim and inform his next of kin.
‘A post-mortem examination will take place in due course. The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.
‘Cordons are in place and officers remain on scene. Eleven people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in custody at separate London police stations.
‘Enquiries are ongoing. Any witnesses and anyone with information concerning this stabbing is urged to call police on 101 quoting CAD 7945/18 Feb or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.’
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