Man killed and another in hospital after a double stabbing in Merton

A man has died and another has been taken to hospital after a double stabbing in Merton last night.

Emergency services were called at around 11pm to reports of a stabbing in the communal area of flats in London Road, Morden.

Two men were found with stab wounds. A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene at around 11.30pm.

A second man, aged 33, was taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A post-mortem will be held soon and a crime scene remains in place. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7953/01Oct. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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