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Detectives are urging anyone who had attended a music event in South Bermondsey on Saturday night to get in touch after a male was fatally stabbed


Police were called at around 11.50pm on Saturday, 26 June, to reports of a male stabbed inside an industrial unit in Stockholm Road, SE16.

An unlicensed music event had been taking place at the location.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. They found an unidentified male suffering stab injuries and, despite the efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the victim’s identity and contact his family. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

A 16-year-old male was also found at the location suffering head injuries. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening and he has been arrested in connection with the incident.

An investigation has been launched led by detectives from Specialist Crime (Homicide).

Anyone who had been in attendance at the event is urged to call 101, and quote ref CAD 8848/26JUN. Detectives also need to hear from any other witnesses or anyone else with information that may assist the investigation.

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