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Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a double stabbing in Merton

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Police were called at 10.57pm s on Thursday, 1 October to reports of a stabbing in the communal area of flats on London Road in Morden.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Two men were found with stab wounds.

A 25-year-old man  was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.26pm. Enquiries to inform his next of kin are ongoing.

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

A second man, aged 33 was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A crime scene remains in place.

Homicides detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7953/01Oct. Alternatively, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

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