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Murder probe after man dies: Clapham stabbing

Murder probe after man dies: Clapham stabbing

A man died after being stabbed in a south London street, and police have launched a murder investigation.

Officers discovered the man, in his twenties, seriously injured outside King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill at 04:55 GMT. He died not long after.

Detectives believe he was stabbed in Clapham High Street around 04:45 and then driven to the hospital by a friend.

Cordons are in place in Clapham while forensic examinations continue.

Murder probe after man dies: Clapham stabbing
The man was found with stab wounds by officers outside King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill

The Met Police said a post mortem examination was due to be carried out.

Det Insp Matt Denby said the man’s family had been informed and were being supported.

He added that the investigation was in its “very early stages” and urged anyone with information to come forward.

Det Insp Denby continued: “The victim was driven to hospital by a friend, but tragically his injuries proved fatal.

“As I begin work alongside dedicated colleagues and homicide investigators, my thoughts and sympathies are with this man’s family and friends.

“I can assure them of our total commitment to finding whoever was responsible and bring them to justice.”

source:summarybio.com