A man has died after being stabbed in front of horrified passengers outside Bethnal Green Tube station.
Police have confirmed a man in his 30s was knifed to death last night on Cambridge Heath Road.
Witnesses took to social media to report a blood-filled crime scene, with police cordoning off the station from 11pm.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 10.35pm to reports of a person stabbed outside Bethnal Green station.
“A man in his 30s was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his chest.
“He was pronounced dead around 11.39pm.
“Next of kin have not been informed and formal identification awaits.
“Enquiries into the stabbing are ongoing.”
Part of Cambridge Heath Road is still cordoned off this morning