Two people have been stabbed to death in separate incidents on the streets of England last night as jubilant English fans celebrated their win over Sweden at their quarter final match at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Emergency crews were scrambled to Lowestoft last night where they found a 28-year-old man suffering serious injuries, The Sun UK reports
He was rushed to hospital after initially being treated by paramedics at the scene for stab wounds but sadly didn’t make it.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being quizzed by detectives in custody.
Detectives investigating the horror at around 11.14pm believe that it was a targeted attack. The victim’s next of kin have been informed.
DCI Mike Brown said:
“While an arrest has been made, we are continuing to make a number of enquiries, and this remains a live and active investigation.
“I would urge anyone who has any information which may be of help to call us.”
Meanwhile in Pitsea, Essex, a murder probe has been launched after a man aged in his 20s was knifed to death at around 8.45pm last night.
Cops believe it was an isolated incident and no arrests have been made.
An Essex Police spokesperson said:
“We are appealing for anyone with any information about the incident or was in the area of Little Garth between 8pm and 9pm to come forward.
“If you saw or heard anything, have CCTV, were driving in the Pitsea Road area and have dashcam footage, or have any other information about the incident please call us on 101 quoting incident 1418 of 07/07.”