Search

Man killed in fight outside Farringdon nightclub

PUBLISHED: 11:38 25 June 2012 | UPDATED: 14:57 25 June 2012

Chaterhouse Street after the killing on Sunday

Chaterhouse Street after the killing on Sunday

Detectives are appealing for information after a man died following a fight outside a nightclub.

The 33-year-old victim had been stabbed in the chest when police found him on the pavement in Charterhouse Street, Farringdon, shortly after 8.15am on Sunday.

He was rushed to an east London hospital but doctors were unable to help and he was pronounced dead about 90 minutes later.

A 25-year-old man is being held on suspicion of murder by City of London Police, while two other men and two women were also arrested.

Officers say there was an altercation involving a group of men and women close to the Raduno nightclub in Charterhouse Street, which is the boundary between Islington and the City.

Det Ch Insp John Osibote, from City of London Police, said: “The group were seen to leave the nightclub and move out onto Charterhouse Street, where the trouble quickly escalated.

“It is now important for our investigation for people who saw the incident, witnessed the group during the course of the night or have any other information linked to the circumstances of this man’s death to contact us immediately.”

Anyone with information should call police on 020 7601 2222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Latest Islington News Stories

09:08

A Finsbury husband and wife were looking for someone to take in their six children in order to save their marriage.

Yesterday, 15:07

Campaigners have defeated Sainsbury’s in a David-versus-Goliath battle over a new store in Blackstock Road.

Yesterday, 12:06

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has admitted hate crime towards women still blights his constituency – but he is confident more victims will start to come forward.

Yesterday, 10:29

Islington community leaders – from Jeremy Corbyn to Rev Jennifer Potter – last night called out the media for helping spread hate crime.

Yesterday, 08:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat still faces removal, it has been confirmed.

Mon, 22:16

Jeremy Corbyn is relaxed about his Islington North seat being abolished – as the Labour leader believes he can be in power before Parliament can get rid of it.

Mon, 17:09

Five young men who were in a stolen car when it rammed into pubgoers outside The Old Queen’s Head in Essex Road have been sentenced.

Mon, 15:34

The price of housing in Islington, measured by square metre, more than doubled between 2004 and 2016 according to new government figures.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now