A teenager will appear in court today charged with the murder of a 26-year-old man.

Carlos Rueda Velez, 18, of North Birkbeck Road, Leyton, will appear at Thames Magistrates' Court later today charged with the murder of David Martinez who was stabbed to death on Wednesday, (March 6).

Met Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to reports of a stabbing at an address in North Birkbeck Road at around 4.25pm that afternoon.

Mr Martinez was found with stab wounds. He died at the scene.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continue to investigate the circumstances.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3734 or call 101 quoting CAD 5145/6Mar.