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Man, 52, arrested in fatal stabbing inquiry

Published 27/12/2015

The victim, aged 64, was found with fatal injuries in Greenwich, south-east London, at about 2.10am on Boxing Day
The victim, aged 64, was found with fatal injuries in Greenwich, south-east London, at about 2.10am on Boxing Day

A 52-year-old is being questioned by police over the murder of a man who was stabbed to death on Boxing Day.

The victim, aged 64, was found with fatal injuries in Greenwich, south-east London, at about 2.10am on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene on Luxfield Road.

A 52-year-old man was arrested nearby and remains in police custody.

The Met Police said the victim and suspect were known to each other but are not related.

"Next-of-kin have been informed but officers await formal identification," a spokesman said.

" A post-mortem examination will take place in due course."

Anyone with information about the incident can call the police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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