Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed to death in Woolwich

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The Metropolitan Police has said a murder investigation has been launched after a 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Woolwich.

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Police were called to Sandy Hill Road in south east London at 07:48 a.m. on Thursday after a man had fallen into the street.

The London Ambulance Service attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.


The man’s family has been alerted and a crime scene remains.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard, who is leading the investigation, said: “Sandy Hill Road is a residential area and I would ask anyone who was in that area on Thursday morning to contact us if you saw anything unusual or out of place. . Place.

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“Similarly, please check any doorbell or dashcam footage if you have captured anything that may prove useful for our investigation. No piece of information is too small.”

Detective Chief Superintendent Trevor Lowry, who is in charge of policing for Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley, said: “My thoughts are first and foremost with the victim’s family, who are now coming to terms with the loss of a loved one.

“We understand this will cause shock in the community and we are here to listen to your concerns. I would encourage people to speak to their local authorities and ask any questions they may have.

“I will also be meeting with partners and community representatives to discuss the incident and how we can continue to work together to prevent serious violence.”

No arrest has been made yet.


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