A Nigerian Man Dies In Hotel Lobby In Euston After Being Stabbed


The man who died in a luxury hotel lobby in central London has been identified as a Nigerian after being stabbed in the street

Though formal identification is yet to take place, the police said they are “confident” the victim is Bright Akinlele, 22.

Police said Bright walked into The Wesley hotel in Euston Street, Camden, shortly before 10.45pm on Monday. Police and ambulance services were called to the hotel and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.31pm.

His death was caused by a stab wound to the leg, according to a postmortem.

Seven women and four men, aged between 19 and 28, were arrested at an address in Camden on suspicion of murder. They have been released on bail to return to police on a date in mid-March pending further inquiries.


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