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Man is stabbed to death in south London

Credit: Martin Greshoff

Deadly violence has returned to the streets of the capital as a man is stabbed to death in south London.

The victim, who is in his 20s, was killed in Mitcham in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Emergency services arrived at the scene near to Montrose Gardens and London Road just after 3:30am.

Detectives say they arrested a 44-year old man on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody.

Meanwhile, efforts are being made to contact the victim's next of kin.

Almost 70 people have been murdered in London this year.

Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to contact police.