A victim of a double murder has been named by police and a man has been arrested.

Leonardo Reid from Islington, 15, was found with stab wounds on Thursday (June 29) at 11.33pm on Elthorne Road by police who responded to reports of a stabbing.

He was pronounced dead at the scene just after midnight, despite the efforts of medical staff from the London Ambulance Service.

A man, 46, has today (June 1) been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

He remains in custody at a north London police station.

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Another victim, 23, also suffered stab injuries and was pronounced dead after being taken to a west London hospital.

A third victim, believed to be 28, was also found at an address in N19 with a stab wound.

He was taken to a north London hospital where remains and his condition is not thought to be life threatening.

Officers have informed the next of kin of both victims and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

Post-mortem examinations will be conducted in due course, police said.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation, supported by colleagues from the Central North Command Unit.

Anyone who has information that could help police should call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 9383/29Jun.

To remain 100% anonymous please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.