Murder investigation launched in Battersea

murder investigation launched in battersea

A murder investigation has been launched in Battersea after a man was fatally stabbed.

Police were called to Wolsey Court, off Westbridge Road, Battersea, at 7.52pm to reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.

A male, believed to be 19 years old, was found with stab injuries.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, he died at the scene at 20.36hrs

His next of kin have been informed.

A crime scene remains in place. The Homicide and Major Crime team has been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification awaits.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries into the full circumstances continue.

Any witnesses and anyone with information concerning this stabbing is urged to call police on 101 quoting CAD 6767/5 Feb or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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