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JUST ANOTHER MURDER: Met Police launches yet another probe after latest fatal stabbing

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Merton.

Police were called at 10.57pm on Thursday, October 1, to reports of a stabbing in the communal area of flats on London Road in Morden, south London.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Two men were found with stab wounds.

"A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.26pm. Enquiries to inform his next of kin are ongoing.

"Formal identification awaits. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course."

A second man, aged 33, was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A crime scene remains in place while no arrests have been made.

Homicides detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7953/01Oct. Alternatively, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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