Eltham ‘murder’ live: Man in 20s stabbed to death just yards from South London school

A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in South London last night (Tuesday, February 9). A murder investigation has been launched after he was killed outside a community center in Eltham.

Emergency services were called at 5.11pm to reports of the stabbing on Lionel Road, just off Westhorne Avenue, where they found the victim suffering from stab wounds. He was rushed to an East London hospital but died shortly afterwards.

No arrests have been made so far. A cordon was set up yesterday while investigations take place.

Footage taken at the scene shows a number of emergency vehicles parked across the main Westhorne Avenue, outside Lionel Road Community Hall.

Anyone with information, however limited they may think it is, should contact police on 101 with the reference 5622/08FEB.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Are you at the scene? Did you see what happened? Please get in touch at charlie.jones@reachplc.com

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