Murder hunt after Erith flat stabbing

PUBLISHED: 11:32 19 November 2015 | UPDATED: 15:37 19 November 2015


Ambulance crews alert police after to call help 34-year-old man

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

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 10pm on Tuesday (November 17) to reports of a man stabbed at a flat in Lincoln Road.

Officers found a critically injured 34-year-old man inside a flat. He was pronounced dead at 10.48pm.

Officers know the identity of the deceased and await formal identification. The next of kin have been informed.

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

A second man, aged 42, was taken to hospital with a head injury. His conditional is not thought to be life threatening.

Detective Chief Inspector Graeme Gwyn, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, is leading the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the incident room on 020 8721 4805, or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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