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Murder investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Battersea

Murder investigation over man stabbed in Battersea. Credit: ITV News

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

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 4:15pm on Tuesday, 21 June to an address in Wayford Street, Battersea to reports of a man stabbed.

The man, aged 18, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5pm.

Next of kin are aware. Formal identification awaits.

A post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

A man, 18, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at a south London police station.

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.

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