Police Name Victim of Wandsworth Stabbing

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Detectives who continue to investigate a fatal stabbing in Wandsworth have named the victim.

Police were called on Wednesday, 15 August at 12:38hrs to a report of a stabbing at a residential address in Grayshott Road, SW11.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

A woman, aged 31, was found with a stab injury. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 13:41hrs.

While formal identification awaits, police are confident that the deceased is 31-year-old Simone Samantha Kerr, originally from Wembley.

Her next-of-kin have been informed, and a post-mortem is due to take place today.

A 40-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder, remains in police custody.

The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are leading the investigation.

At this stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3183/15Aug or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.