Woman dies of multiple stab wounds in Croydon – injured man arrested

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.

Enquiries continue.


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