Man, 24, stabbed to death in ‘brutal and frenzied attack’ in London

Police have launched a murder investigation after a "brutal and frenzied" knife attack on a man in south London.

The victim, aged 24, was found suffering from multiple stab injuries after emergency services arrived at the scene in Stroud Green Way, Croydon, at 12.15am last night.

The man was rushed to hospital but died as surgeons battled to save his life.

He was pronounced dead at 2.46am, the Metropolitan Police confirmed.


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Detective Chief Inspector John Massey said “This was a brutal and frenzied attack on a young man walking along the street. It is imperative that anyone who can name the attackers or has footage of Stroud Green Road around the time of the incident, contacts us as soon as possible.

“My officers are waiting to take your call and all information will be treated in strictest confidence – your call could help us remove violent individuals from your area.”

"Next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course"

Police said there have been no arrests at this stage.

Anyone with information or footage of the area before, during or after the incident, is asked to call 101 quoting 71/26FEB.

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