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Police launch murder probe after ‘stabbing’ in south London

The Metropolitan Police have launched a murder investigation following a man’s death.

A 50-year-old found dead in south London is believed to be the capital’s latest stabbing victim.

Police officers forced their way into a residential property on Tooting High Street at 3.12pm on Monday, following concerns for the welfare of a resident.

The victim, who had apparently been stabbed, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.

The force has launched a murder investigation, and a post-mortem examination will take place on Wednesday.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call police on 020 8721 4054 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


From Belfast Telegraph