Man dies from stab injuries

A murder investigation has been launched by the Metropolitan Police after a man was fatally stabbed.

Police were called to Southwark Park, Rotherhithe at 1:59pm today (Wednesday, 31 October) to reports of a man lying injured.

Officers together with the London Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man aged in his thirties suffering from stab injuries.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the man died at the scene.

His next of kin have now been informed.Enquiries into the full circumstances of the attack are underway.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command are now leading the investigation. The attack occurred at lunchtime and police are urging witnesses and anyone who has information or footage to get in touch.

Anyone with information concerning this fatal stabbing are urged to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3632/31OCT or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

You can also tweet police via @MetCC

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