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Murder probe launched in South London

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

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to a residential address on Lucey Way at 6.21pm on Monday, 11 June.

At the address a 23-year-old man was found suffering from stab injuries.

He was taken to a south London hospital in a critical condition and was sadly pronounced dead at 11:20am on Monday, 18 June
His next of kin have been made aware.

A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.

An investigation has been launched by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

Detective Inspector Ian Titterrell, who is leading the investigation, said: “At this early stage, we believe an altercation involving a group of males began outside Helen Taylor House in Linsey Street. The victim then took shelter at an address on Lucey Way after being attacked.

“We know there were a large number of people in the vicinity at the time of the attack and I am appealing for anyone with information to get in touch. Any information will be treated with the strictest of confidence.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 02087214005 or via 101 quoting reference cad 6365/11Jun

Alternatively, tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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