A man has died days after being stabbed in Walthamstow, police have said.

He was found with stab wounds to his back and arm in Brandon Road after officers were called just after 6pm on February 22.

The man, in his 30s, died in hospital yesterday (Monday, March 6) and Det Ch Insp Mark Rogers said its inquiry is now a murder investigation.

Two male teenagers were also found with stab injuries nearby in Stocksfield Road.

Their conditions were assessed as not life-threatening and they were later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Jason Adinkra, 18, of Hythe Close, Edmonton, was charged on February 25 with attempted murder and appeared at Stratford Magistrates' Court on February 27.

Vhalery Oum Bassanga, 19, of Waltham Forest, was charged on March 1 with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court on the same day.

Both men were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday, March 27.

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Det Ch Insp Rogers, who continues to lead the investigation, said: "Two men have previously been charged with attempted murder and, following the death, we will now consult with Crown Prosecution Service about the appropriate charge.

"I would also reiterate my earlier appeal for information, a young man has died and his family have the right to know what happened to him.

"I ask anyone who has not yet spoken with us to come forward or to contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously.

"The information you provide may be vital to bringing those responsible to justice."

Chief Supt Simon Crick added: "I am deeply saddened by another needless death of a young man in our community.

"My thoughts and deepest condolences go out to the victim’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

"I am also deeply concerned about the effect such incidents have on our communities.

"You will continue to see heightened police presence in the immediate vicinity over the coming days.

"Please, if you have concerns, speak with your officers who are there to listen and reassure."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call the major incident room on 020 8345 3715.

Alternatively, call 101 quoting CAD 5668/22Feb or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.