Published On: Sun, Apr 15th, 2018

London knife crime wave: Woman stabbed to death in Brixton | UK | News


The woman, aged in her 30s, was killed in an incident in Sudbourne Road, Brixton this evening.

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with tonight’s incident, police said.

Scotland Yard said: “Officers attended, along with London’s Air Ambulance.

“A female, believed to be aged in her 30s, was found suffering from stab wounds.

“Despite the efforts of paramedics she was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Next of kin are aware. Formal identification awaits.

“A male aged in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is in custody at a south London police station.

“It is believed the victim and male arrested were known to each other.

“Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

“A crime scene is in place. Enquiries continue.”

It is just the latest knife-related attack in London in recent weeks, with London Mayor Sadiq Khan appealing for calm earlier this month. 



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