Israel Ogunsola fatally stabbed named in Hackney

Israel Ogunsola was stabbed to death under a railway bridge on Link Street at the junction with Morning Lane in Hackney at 8.24pm, April 4, 2018.

Despite the efforts of police officers, paramedics and a trauma doctor from London’s air ambulance, Israel died about half an hour after being stabbed.

Residents of homes overlooking Link Street where Ogunsola was stabbed described hearing a commotion and “very loud shouting” at about 8pm.

The Metropolitan police said officers on patrol on Morning Lane found the teenager at 8pm after they were flagged down by a driver who told them there had been an incident nearby.

Israel had been a student at the University of Hertfordshire, which is based in Stevenage, but had recently returned home to live with his parents.

18 year old Jonathan Abora was sentenced and jailed for 17 years 152 days at the Old Bailey for the murder of Israel Ogunsola.