Flowers left at scene as police launch murder inquiry following Charlton stabbing

Phipps House
Flowers, candles and beer left behind Phipps House on Wednesday evening

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man died after being stabbed behind Phipps House, off Woolwich Road, on Tuesday.

Flowers, candles and bottles of beer were being left at the scene on Wednesday evening, with neighbours gathering to mourn the 30-year-old victim, who has not been named by police.

A police statement says:

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 17:49hrs on Tuesday, 13 June to reports of a man stabbed behind Phipps House, located off Woolwich Road.

Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a 30-year-old man injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 18:27hrs.

Next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating.

There has been no arrest at this early stage.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call the HMCC incident room number on 020 8721 4205.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the crimestoppers-uk.org website.

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2 thoughts on “Flowers left at scene as police launch murder inquiry following Charlton stabbing

  1. Megan Wright June 15, 2017 / 22:11

    Sad news.

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