Woman dies after stabbing in Catford

14:20 07 February 2013

A murder investigation is under way after a woman in her 70s was found stabbed at a house in Catford.

Police and paramedics made the discovery in Glenfarg Road at around 1.30pm yesterday. The victim was taken to Lewisham Hospital but died later the same day.

Police said the incident took place inside the address

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course and poiice await formal identification.

A 40 year old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation. He was taken to a south London police station where he remains.

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