Thursday, August 24, 2017
Murder investigation launched in Charlton

Murder investigation launched in Charlton

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A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Charlton.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 17:49hrs on Tuesday, 13 June to reports of a man stabbed behind Phipps House, located off Woolwich Road.

Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a 30-year-old man injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 18:27hrs.

Next of kin have been informed.

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

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating.

There has been no arrest at this early stage.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call the HMCC incident room number on 020 8721 4205.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the website.

Assistant Editor | Shuz Azam has been a journalist for more than 20 years and although he trained in Shropshire at the Shropshire Star where he later worked as a reporter his first job in London was working on the Mercury in Deptford. He later moved to the sister paper the South London Press working as reporter, sub editor, production editor and deputy editor. He has also worked in West London as editor of the Ealing Gazette and content manager of Uxbridge Gazette, Harrow Observer and Bucks Examiner and Advertiser. Today he is assistant editor of the South London Press and works for all our titles.


Murder investigation launched in Charlton