Police launch murder probe after teenager, 19, was stabbed to death in central London 

A 19-year-old man stabbed to death in a central London street as been named as Ahmed Beker. 

The teenager was killed shortly after 9pm yesterday in Paddington Green, London. 

The young man died at the scene despite the best efforts of police and paramedics.  

Ahmed Becker, 19, pictured, was murdered in Paddington Green, London on Friday night. The teenager was stabbed less than 100 metres were his cousin Josiph had been murdered in 2019

Ahmed Becker, 19, pictured, was murdered in Paddington Green, London on Friday night. The teenager was stabbed less than 100 metres were his cousin Josiph had been murdered in 2019

Ahmed Becker, 19, pictured, was murdered in Paddington Green, London on Friday night. The teenager was stabbed less than 100 metres were his cousin Josiph had been murdered in 2019

His uncle James Beker said; ‘We are not in the war. How can they do this? How can they carry a knife to kill people? It’s unbelievable.’

Mr Becker’s son Josiph was also stabbed to death in 2019, less than 100m away from Friday night’s tragedy, outside a KFC on Edgware Road.

He said: ‘I’m so shocked and devastated. It’s hurting me. It reminds me what happened. It’s the same thing again.

‘My brother is devastated. I’m scared for him.

‘He can’t get this. He doesn’t understand what’s happened. He won’t believe it.’

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to Paddington Green at 9.13pm last night where they found the 19-year-old victim. Pictured: The scene last night

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to Paddington Green at 9.13pm last night where they found the 19-year-old victim. Pictured: The scene last night

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to Paddington Green at 9.13pm last night where they found the 19-year-old victim. Pictured: The scene last night

Despite the efforts of police and paramedics, he was later pronounced dead at the scene

Despite the efforts of police and paramedics, he was later pronounced dead at the scene

Despite the efforts of police and paramedics, he was later pronounced dead at the scene

No arrests have yet been made. A crime scene remains in place while police continue their investigation. Pictured: Police at scene

No arrests have yet been made. A crime scene remains in place while police continue their investigation. Pictured: Police at scene

No arrests have yet been made. A crime scene remains in place while police continue their investigation. Pictured: Police at scene

No arrests have yet been made. A crime scene remains in place while police continue their investigation. 

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 or tweet @MetCC with the reference CAD7919/26FEB.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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