Police have named a man who died in the lobby of a luxury hotel after being stabbed in the street in central London.
Officers said Nigeria’s Bright Akinlele, 22, walked into the hotel in Euston Street, Camden, shortly before 10.45pm on Monday.
A post-mortem examination found his death was caused by a stab wound to the leg. Police and ambulance services were called to The Wesley hotel and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.31pm.
Seven women and four men, aged between 19 and 28, were arrested at an address in Camden on suspicion of murder.
Neighbours claimed there had been a ‘commotion of up to 15 teenagers’ near the hotel that night.