First picture of boy, 15, stabbed to death on way to school in London

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Jalan Woods-Bell was stabbed on his way to school. (Metropolitan Police)
Jalan Woods-Bell was stabbed to death on his way to school. (Metropolitan Police)

Police have released a picture of a teenager who was stabbed to death on his way to school in London on Friday. 

Jalan Woods-Bell, 15, was stabbed in Hayes, west London, on Friday 11 June and died at the scene. 

A 15-year-old from Hillingdon, who cannot be named, was charged with his murder on Saturday (12 June) and appeared at Willesden Magistrates' Court on the same day. 

Police were called to Blyth Road in Hayes on Friday morming where Jalan had been stabbed. (PA)
Police were called to Blyth Road in Hayes on Friday morning. (PA)

The Met Police previously said it received reports of a fight on Blyth Road, near Global Academy, at around 8.30am on Friday morning.

Officers called to the scene found Jalan with stab injuries. He died at the scene. 

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A post-mortem examination was due to be carried out on Sunday.

The Met said detectives from its Specialist Crime Command are investigating. 

Teacher Tia Rek-Williams, 21, told the PA news agency she had seen the aftermath of the stabbing as people tried to help Jalan.

She said: "This happened literally in the middle of the street, not down a back alley, in front of people's houses. It's just awful."

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