Monday, 16 April 2018

Woman in her 30s stabbed to death in Brixton

A man believed to be known to the victim is arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing in south London.

Image:Police outside the house in Brixton, south London

By Alix Culbertson, News Reporter

A woman in her 30s has been stabbed to death in Brixton, south London.

Police arrested a man in his 20s on suspicion of murder after they were called to the incident in Sudbourne Road at 6.36pm on Sunday.

A Met Police spokesman told Sky News: "Officers attended, along with London's Air Ambulance.

"A female, believed to be aged in her 30s, was found suffering from stab wounds.

"Despite the efforts of paramedics she was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Next of kin are aware. Formal identification awaits.

"A male aged in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is in custody at a south London police station.

Still loads of officers here and you can just make out the ambulance in the background that still hasn’t moved. I suspect a fatality

"It is believed the victim and male arrested were known to each other.

"Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

"A crime scene is in place. Enquiries continue."

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