Camden responds to fatal stabbing in Primrose Hill

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed and has died following an incident in Primrose Hill on Sunday, 31st December 2023. Police have launched a murder investigation. A male has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into police custody.

Councillor Pat Callaghan, Acting Leader of Camden Council and Cabinet Member for Safer Communities, said:

“We are deeply saddened that a 16-year-old has died after being stabbed in Primrose Hill last night. Our thoughts and sympathies are with this young person’s family and friends at this terrible time.

“We are urging anyone who may have any information about this incident to come forward. If you saw what happened or have information, mobile phone footage or other material that can help, please call the Police on 101 or post @MetCC ref CAD 6649/31 Dec. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.

“We are working closely with the Police to support them with this investigation. We are also stepping up visible patrols with the Police in the Primrose Hill area to provide reassurance to residents over the next few days.

“We will continue to work with our partners to do all we can to keep young people safe in Camden.”