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Man arrested over fatal stabbing

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after one woman was fatally stabbed and two other wounded in south London.

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Children present at scene of both stabbing attacks

Police in Brixton said the man they have arrested following a fatal stabbing where a 28-year-old woman was killed trying to protect her younger sister, is known to them, but would not give any more details.

Speaking this afternoon, Detective Reynolds said young children were at the scene of both attacks, which involved "extreme violence", and officers are trying to establish whether they saw anything significant.

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