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Murder inquiry launched after man, 21, stabbed to death

The victim was found on Pier Road in Woolwich. Credit: Google

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death.

The 21-year-old was found critically injured in Pier Road, North Woolwich, shortly after 8pm on Wednesday.

Officers administered first aid but the victim was pronounced dead later at hospital, Scotland Yard said.

The Met said they believe they know the identity of the man, but await formal identification.

A murder investigation has been launched by the Metropolitan Police's Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.