Murder investigation launched over Lewisham woman

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 21-year-old woman in Lewisham from suspected stab wounds.

Police were called shortly before 6pm last night to an address in Eastdown Park, SE13 following concerns for the occupant.

Officers had to force entry to the property.

London Ambulance Service pronounced the woman dead at the scene and officers are awaiting a formal identification.

An incident room has opened and a post mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4805 or police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.