A 74-year-old man has been stabbed to death in Lewisham and a man in his 20s has been arrested.
Police were called by London Ambulance Service [LAS] just before 5pm today to reports of concerns for the welfare of an occupant at an address in Wild Goose Drive.
They found a 74-year-old man was found suffering from knife injuries at the scene and he was pronounced dead at short time later.
A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He was taken to a South London police station where he remains at this time.
He is thought to be known to the victim.
The victim’s next of kin have been made aware and a post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.
Detective Inspector Steven Keogh, investigating from Specialist Crime South, said: “At this very early stage we retain an open mind as to the circumstance surrounding this death, but, I can confirm that we are not seeking any other persons in connection with this isolated incident which involved one victim.”
A crime scene remains in place and officers remain on scene.
Anyone with information that could assist this investigation should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 1005/28May.
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