A MAN has been charged with murder after a man in his 60s was stabbed to death in east London.
Polish national Daniel Wycik has been charged with murder after a man died from fatal stab wounds in Clapton.
Police were called to an address in Mount Pleasant Lane shortly before 11.30pm on Friday following reports of a disturbance.
A man, believed to be a Polish national in his 60s, was found with stab injuries inside the property and despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Mr Wycik, 22, of no fixed abode, was arrested at the scene and charged with murder on Sunday.
The Metropolitan Police said they believe the two men knew each other but they are not related.
Officers also said they believe they know the identity of the victim but they are waiting for formal identification.
A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
The news comes as stabbings continue to rise in London.
Recent years have been the bloodiest in the capital with homicide rates reaching all-time highs.
Ten people on average are caught with blades every day on the streets of London with knife hotspots in South and East London.
Most recently three builders were stabbed to death in a shocking triple murder in Seven Kings, Redbridge.