Murder investigation underway after fatal stabbing in Lambeth
A man investigation is under after a man in his 50s was stabbed in a private residence in Lambeth.
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service on Saturday, 11 February, at around 01:30hrs to a critically injured man at a flat in Hicken Road.
A man in his 50s suffering from stab wounds was found taken to a London hospital.
Despite their best efforts, he died a short time later.
Police plan to inform the victim's family while a post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.
The investigation is led by detectives from Specialist Crime and supported by colleagues from the Met's Central South BCU.
Police said they have arrested a man in his 50s on suspicion of murder and is currently at a south London police station.
A crime scene is in place at the block of flats, and a forensic examination of the scene is ongoing.
Anyone with useful information is advised to speak with the police in the area or urged to call 101, ref 503/11feb.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.