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UPDATE: Detectives appeal for information and witnesses following fatal stabbing in Rotherhithe

News   •   Oct 31, 2018 20:24 GMT

A murder investigation has been launched in Rotherhithe after a man was fatally stabbed.

Police were called to Southwark Park, Rotherhithe at 13:59hrs on Wednesday, 31 October to reports of a man lying injured.

Officers, London Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man aged in his thirties suffering from stab injuries.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the man died at the scene.

His next of kin have now been informed.

A crime scene remains in place.

No arrests have been made.

Enquiries into the full circumstances of the attack are underway.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command are now leading the investigation. The attack occurred at lunchtime and police are urging witnesses and anyone who has information or footage to get in touch.

Anyone with information concerning this fatal stabbing are urged to call the incident room on 020 8721 4205 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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