A tragic weekend in London has seen a family of four found dead at their home, a shooting and multiple stabbings, including one which proved fatal. 

Here’s a rundown of the big incidents in the capital in the weekend beginning June 16. 

Information about each incident is from the Metropolitan Police.  

Man stabbed to death in Peckham 

The weekend began with a murder investigation being launched in Peckham after a man was stabbed to death on Friday (June 16). 

At around 1.30am police were called to Southampton Way, near the junction of Coleman Way, after receiving reports of a stabbing. 

On arrival, officers found Aravind Sasikumar, 38, suffering from stab wounds. He died at the scene. 

The following day Salman Salim, 25, was charged with murder. 

Family including 3-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl found dead 

News Shopper: Police officer stands outside a house where forensic teams investigate the tragic death of four family members, including two childrenPolice officer stands outside a house where forensic teams investigate the tragic death of four family members, including two children (Image: PA)

At around 3pm on Friday officers forced their way into the home in Staines Road, Hounslow, after being called to concerns about the family

Parents Michal Wlodarczyk, aged 39, and Monika Wlodarczyk, aged 35, were found dead alongside their children Maja Wlodarczyk, aged 11, and Dawid Wlodarczyk, aged three. 

The family were Polish, according to neighbours, who said Mr Wlodarczyk worked as a builder, while Mrs Wlodarczyk was a cleaner at a hotel. 

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. 

The first two post-mortem examinations were held at Fulham Mortuary on Sunday, 18 June.

The cause of death for Monika was given as multiple sharp force injuries. Her death is being treated as murder.

Cause of death for Michal was given as sharp force injuries to the neck.

Post-mortem examinations for the children will commence on Wednesday.

Man in 40s stabbed in churchyard 


News Shopper: A police cordon where a man was stabbed in Church Road, HarlesdenA police cordon where a man was stabbed in Church Road, Harlesden (Image: Joseph Reaidi)

Later on Friday, at around 7pm, police rushed to Church Road in Harlesden following reports of a disturbance. 

A man, believed to be in his 40s, was found with stab wounds. 

He was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as not being life-threatening. 

Police believe the man may have been attacked in St Mary’s Churchyard.

Boy stabbed in Greenwich 'knife fight'


On Saturday (June 17) a teenager was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed during a reported ‘knife fight’. 

At around 11.10pm police were called to the scene of the Glyndon Estate following reports of youths fighting with knives in the area. 

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital after suffering from a stab injury. 

His injuries were not life-threatening. 

Man in critical condition after shooting 


Around the same time on Saturday evening officers were rushing to Blackhorse Lane in Walthamstow after shots were fired. 

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital where his condition has been assessed as critical, Scotland Yard said. 

Detectives from the Met's specialist crime unit are investigating, supported by colleagues from the North East Command unit. 

Man found dead in Erith 


On Sunday afternoon concerns for the welfare of a man were raised in Church Road, Erith. 

Officers and London Ambulance Services crews attended and found a man in his 40s dead.   

The death is being treated as unexpected and his next of kin are yet to be informed.