Police are hunting two men after a 30-year-old man died after being stabbed behind Phipps House, off Woolwich Road, on Tuesday evening.
The victim has been identified as Adam Chambers, who lived in Charlton. A post-mortem found he died after a stab wound to the chest.
Detective Chief Inspector Lee Watling of the Metropolitan Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command said he wanted to trace two men who were seen near the location before heading towards Troughton Road.
“They are both described as black men, aged around 20 years,” he said. “One man was taller than the other, and both were wearing dark clothing.
“I would urge any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist the investigation, to call police.” (Read the full police statement)
Police were called to the scene at 5.44pm. Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8721 4205.
To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the crimestoppers-uk.org website.
A tribute video has been posted to YouTube, featuring bike riders who rode around the area on Wednesday evening.