Man stabbed to death after row in south east London

A murder investigation has been launched after a 26-year-old man was stabbed to death during an argument on Eltham Road last night.

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Lee stab victim named as Alex Scott

A 26-year-old man who was stabbed to death last night on Eltham Road in Lee has been named as Alex Scott.

Local people have reported that an argument over a "cigarette" led to the murder.

ITV London Reporter Ronke Phillips is at the scene:

Forensic tent where man was stabbed to death in Lee

A forensic tent has been put up over the spot where a 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in Lee last night.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death during an argument on Eltham Road in south east London last night.

A forensic tent has been put up over the spot where a 26-year-old man was stabbed to death. Credit: ITV London

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Man stabbed to death after row in south east London

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death during a row on Eltham Road last night.

Officers and London Ambulance Service arrived at the scene in Lee at around 21.46 to find a 26-year-old man suffering from stab wounds to the chest.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Inspector Shaun Carre-Brown said: "Early indications suggest that the victim was involved in an argument with two males before being stabbed."

Anyone with information are urged to contact police on 101.

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