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Murder investigation launched after woman, 37, stabbed in south London
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was stabbed to death in London.
Detectives have confirmed a 36-year-old woman died after being rushed to hospital.
A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at a south London police station.
Investigators believe that both parties involved were known to each other.
Metropolitan Police officers were called to a home in Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, on Friday night, where a stabbing had been reported.
Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to residential property shortly after 10pm.
The woman was rushed to hospital but died of her injuries hours later.
Specialist officers are working to locate and inform next of kin and a post-mortem examination will take place soon.
While enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing, it is believed that both parties involved were known to each other.
If you have any information that you think could assist please call the incident room on 020 8785 8244.
Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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