Stratford Centre stabbing: Three teens arrested over killing of Beniamin Pieknyi at east London shopping centre

Three teenagers have been arrested over the killing of a 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death at an east London shopping centre.

Beniamin Pieknyi, 21, from Milton Keynes, died of multiple knife injuries after he was attacked at the Stratford Centre on Tuesday night.

Three men, two aged 18 and one 19, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.

Vladyslav Yakymchuck, 22, of no fixed abode, was arrested on Saturday and has been charged with murder.

He has also been charged with three counts of robbery, one count of theft and one count of possession of a bladed article.

Scotland Yard said he had been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Thames Magistrates’ Court on a future date.

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