Jordan Gbolade Jaiyeola, a 15-year-old Nigerian boy was stabbed to death in a fight after a birthday party at a community centre in east London over the weekend.
Three teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder and have been taken to separate police stations for questioning. The teenage drill rapper known locally as Jordan Douherty, was found dead at the scene with knife wounds.
The Met Police said they were called to the centre in Romford on Saturday night after fighting broke out when up to 100 youths mobbed the event.
Jordan is the youngest victim to be fatally stabbed in London this year. More than 80 murder investigations have now been launched across London this year .
The aspiring rap star appeared in a number of YouTube videos with the group C17 under the alias Young Valenti. Their lyrics reference gang and knife violence, rapping about using “skengs” and “shanks” (knives) to “dip” and “splash” (stab) their “opps” (gang rivals), the Sun reports.
A witness ,Carol said: “it was chaos out here last night” and described hearing friends of the victim screaming and sobbing.
She told the Press Association: “Around 9.20pm I heard a lot of noise going on. For some reason it didn’t sound right. It was mostly black boys out there.
“Then I heard a lad crying down the phone ‘he’s dead, he’s dead’.
“He was lying down in the road, there was a lot of blood. The police were working on him, they tried their absolute damnedest with that boy last night.”