Dover Court Estate stabbing: Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man, 29, left fighting for his life

PUBLISHED: 18:11 26 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:14 29 June 2017

A file image of Westcliff House on the Dover Court Estate. Picture: Google StreetView

A file image of Westcliff House on the Dover Court Estate. Picture: Google StreetView


A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing on the Dover Court Estate left a man fighting for his life.

It happened at Westcliff House, between Dove Road, Baxter Road and Wakeham Street in Canonbury. Police and the air ambulance were scrambled to the scene just after 2am.

Scotland Yard said: “The 29-year-old man was taken to an east London hospital where he remains a critical condition.

“[His] next of kin are aware.”

The woman, 22, has also been taken to hospital. Police said her condition was not life-threatening.

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