Tooting stabbing: Man knifed to death in home on busy south London high street

A man has been stabbed to death in a home on a busy south London high street.

Police have launched a murder investigation after the latest in a spate of stabbings and shootings in the capital over the last two weeks.

Officers forced their way into a property on Tooting High Street shortly after 3pm on Monday, following concerns for the welfare of a resident.

The 50-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Scotland Yard said.

A spokesman said no arrests have been made and a post-mortem examination will take place on Wednesday.

He added that enquiries are still underway to locate next of kin.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call detective at the incident room on 020 8721 4054 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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