By Rafi Mauro-Benady
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was fatally stabbed multiple times in Croydon.
Police were called to reports of a stabbing at an address in Canning Road, Croydon, shortly after midnight on Saturday.
Officers and London Ambulance Service found two people suffering stab injuries.
A 30-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her next of kin have been informed, but police are awaiting formal identification.
A man thought to be in his 30s was taken to hospital for treatment and he remains there in a stable condition. He has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Officers from the Specialist Crime Command [Homicide] are investigating and think the man and woman knew each other. They are not looking for anyone else in connection with the murder.
Please support your local paper by making a donation
Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.
So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.