Murder investigation after man fatally stabbed in Plumstead

12:22 29 January 2013

A murder investigation is under way after a man was found stabbed in Plumstead in the early hours of this morning.

The victim, thought to be aged in his 30s, was discovered seriously injured by police and paramedics at a property in Elmdene Road shortly after 2.05am.

He was pronounced dead about 45 minutes later.

Police believe they know his identity but are waiting on formal identification and confirmation that his next of kin has been informed.

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

A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

Anyone with information on the incident should contact police on 0208 721 4805 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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