A man who was stabbed to death in a busy road in broad daylight has been named.

Yahye Ahmed, 23, has been named as the victim of a stabbing near Seven Sisters Road in Holloway yesterday (August 30).

Police were called to Axminster Road in Holloway at 11.39am where officers and London Ambulance Service paramedics found a man with knife injuries.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead in the street.

Yahye's next of kind have been informed.

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A murder investigation has been launched led by Detective Chief Inspector Neil John who said: “At this early stage we are establishing a timeline of events that led up to and immediately followed this murder.

"If you have information or dashcam footage, please do get in touch."

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course, police said.

Superintendent Jack May-Robinson of the Met’s Central North Command, responsible for Islington borough said: “I am saddened to see another young life needlessly lost on the streets of our Capital.

“Local people will notice a more visible police presence in the coming days and I urge anyone with concerns to approach officers on patrol."

A crime scene remains in place and police said there has been no arrest yet.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 2840/30AUG.

To remain anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.