Man arrested for murder after woman stabbed to death in Enfield

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Man arrested for murder after woman stabbed to death in Enfield

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead near a block of flats in Enfield, police have said.

The woman, in her 20s, was found with stabbed in the street in north London at just before 6pm on Sunday evening and was later pronounced dead at the scene, the Met said.

A man, 23, was arrested nearby and taken into custody on suspicion of murder.

Enfield stabbing Turkey Street Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to Turkey Street, Enfield, at just before 6pm on Sunday (Picture: Google Maps)

A Met spokesman said: ‘Police were called to Brookbank, Turkey Street, EN1, at 5.49pm on Sunday, April 7, by London Ambulance Service.

‘A woman, aged in her 20s, was found injured in the street and was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

‘A man was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and he has been taken to a north London police station.

‘Next of kin have been informed.’

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It follows another night of violence in the capital, with three others attacked across London on Saturday.

Another woman in her 20s was stabbed in the stomach outside a house in Holloway Road, Islington, at just after 11pm.

She suffered non life-threatening injuries, police said.

A 23-year-old man was arrested near the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Police were later called to two other separate attacks on a teenager in Kingsbury, Brent, and a man who was stabbed in an attack in Brixton, south London.

The second stabbing saw a Section 60 order giving police greater stop and search powers be authorised for all of the borough of Lambeth until 6am on Sunday.

Anyone with information relating to any of the attacks is asked to call police on 101.

Police activity near the scene of where a man has suffered life-threatening injuries after a stabbing on Aberdeen Road in Enfield, north London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 2, 2019. Metropolitan Police said ?has not yet been formally linked? to four random stabbings in nearby Edmonton over the weekend. See PA story POLICE Edmonton. Photo credit should read: Henry Vaughan/PA Wire

Police at the scene of a stabbing on Aberdeen Road in Enfield, on March 31 (Picture: PA)

Last week police began investigating after five people were stabbed at random in the same London borough.

Police linked attacks on four people in the Edmonton area of Enfield last weekend, that left two critically hurt and one with potentially life-changing injuries.

Police announced a single male suspect who may have mental health issues was acting alone in the attacks, and there was nothing to suggest they were terror-related.

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A 45-year-old woman was the first victim when she was stabbed once in her back at about 7pm on Saturday, March 30, in Aberdeen Road, and left in a critical condition.

Then at 12.15am on Sunday, March 31, police were called to Park Avenue where a 52-year-old man had also been injured with a knife.

The third attack was on a 23-year-old man just before 4am on March 31 near Seven Sisters Tube station.

The final attack occurred at about 9.40am on Sunday in Brettenham Road where officers found a 29-year-old man with a stab injury to the back.

Then, at around 5am on Monday, April 1, a fifth person was found stabbed and fighting for their life yards from one of the weekend’s stabbings.

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