Friends have paid tribute to 17-year-old Josh Folkes who was stabbed to death in Palmers Green this morning

Enfield Independent: Friends of the teenager who was stabbed this morning pay tribute Friends of the teenager who was stabbed this morning pay tribute

Friends have paid homage to a 17-year-old man who was stabbed in the early hours of this morning in Palmers Green.

Tributes line Bowes Road where the incident took place at 12.45am this morning and the victim has been named by friends as Josh Folkes.

Rachael Williams, Julia Douglas, Chantel Njoki and Yassim Njie were all close friends to Josh and told the Enfield Independent of his cheeky nature.

They said: “He was such a funny and charming guy; he would walk into a room and put everyone in a good mood. He was always cheerful and always being cheeky no matter what and we hope that whoever did this is brought to justice. He was taken too soon.”

Aysha Odoffin added: “I don’t understand how this has happened because no-one ever had anything against Josh. He was a real and good person and I loved his smile. What goes around comes around, justice will be done.”

Twitter has been awash with tributes for the popular teen.

Twitter account @tino_mvo tweeted: RIP Josh Folkes. "Never forgotten. No one should have to die like that."

@louise_elx tweeted: "Rest in Paradise Josh. Young soul taken so early who never failed to make people smile. We hope justice is served ♥ Joshua Folkes."

Finally @FiveStarrStunna posted: “A young life...cut short way too soon. RIP Josh Folkes."

Josh was pronounced dead at the scene just after 1.25am and his next of kin have been informed.

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