Ilford stabbing: Man, 24, chased and killed outside east London nightclub

Ajay Nair, news reporter

A 24-year-old man has been stabbed to death outside a nightclub in Ilford, east London.

Police who have a launched a murder investigation said they were awaiting formal identification but could confirm the name of the victim as Ricardo Fuller.

Officers were called just after 5am on Saturday to reports of a man suffering from stab wounds inside a nightclub in High Road.

Police said paramedics took Mr Fuller to a nearby hospital for treatment but he died shortly after at 11.41am.

"At this early stage it is believed Ricardo had attended the club where an event was taking place," a police statement read.

"Ricardo had gone outside when he was attacked and chased before he made his way back inside the venue."

Mr Fuller's next of kin have been informed.

A 29-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and is being held at east London police station.

Officers are calling for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.