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UPDATE: Croydon murder victim named

News   •   Oct 28, 2020 13:18 GMT

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in Croydon have named the victim.

Officers were called by London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 07:41hrs on Sunday, 25 October, to a residential address on Clyde Road to reports of a stabbing.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, a 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Although formal identification awaits, officers are confident the victim is Giovanni Wallace.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command launched a murder investigation.

On Monday, 26 October, Charlotte Kerr, 35 (10.10.85) of Clyde Road, was charged with murder.

She remains in custody and will appear at Croydon Crown Court on Thursday, 29 October.