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Murder investigation launched, Camden

News   •   Sep 09, 2019 10:15 BST

A murder investigation is underway following a stabbing in Camden.

Police were called at 23:13hrs on Sunday, 8 September to reports of a stabbing on Belmont Street, NW1.

Officers attended and found a woman, believed to be aged in her early 20s, suffering from a stab injury. They immediately provided first aid until the arrival of the London Ambulance Service.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 23:55hrs.

While a formal identification has yet to take place, police are confident that the victim’s identity is known and next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

Two other women were found with slash injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. They were taken to hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command have been informed.

As a result of enquiries, a 35-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody at a north London police station.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 8249/08Sep. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.