Police appeal after man murdered in Croydon

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Croydon yesterday.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) shortly after 7.40am to a residential address in Clyde Road to reports of a stabbing.

Officers and London’s Air Ambulance also.

Despite their best efforts, a 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed. Formal identification awaits.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene and is currently in custody at a South London police station.

A crime scene remains in place at the address.

Homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating, and are working closely alongside colleagues from the South Area BCU.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 1827/25Oct.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 


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