First picture of fatal Croydon pub stabbing victim

Croydon Guardian: Chris Isted, left, was fatally stabbed outside the Ship pub in Croydon Chris Isted, left, was fatally stabbed outside the Ship pub in Croydon

This is the first picture of 25-year-old Chris Isted who was named locally as the man stabbed to death outside the Ship pub in the early hours of Saturday.

The popular BMX biker died at the scene after being stabbed at about 2am outside the pub in high Street, Croydon.

Tributes and flowers were left outside the pub to the former Selhurst High School student.

Another man was also stabbed and taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police have launched a murder investigation following the incident, and have been quick to “reassure the public the killing was not gang related”.

A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.

Detectives from the Homicide & Serious Crime Command are investigating and officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and who witnessed the incident to contact them on 020 8721 4205.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Were you drinking in the Ship pub? Did you see what happened? Contact the newsdesk on 020 8722 6352 or email newsdesk@croydonguardian.co.uk

Comments (3)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

12:36pm Mon 2 Apr 12

ArfurTowcrate says...

Very sad news.
Very sad news. ArfurTowcrate

3:27pm Mon 2 Apr 12

grindbmx says...

RIP Chris. A great guy. You will truly be missed.
RIP Chris. A great guy. You will truly be missed. grindbmx

2:51pm Wed 4 Apr 12

DAVIDSFIRST says...

Notice the police say not gang related - code word for suspects ethnic - see www.davidsfirst.blog
spot.com re Emma West persecution
Notice the police say not gang related - code word for suspects ethnic - see www.davidsfirst.blog spot.com re Emma West persecution DAVIDSFIRST

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree