The man stabbed to death in Mitcham over the weekend has been named as Sri Lankan national Arunesh Thangarajah.

Police officers were called to Upper Green East near Montrose Gardens and London Road just before 3.30am on Sunday (May 20).

The 28-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 44-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.

Thangarajah's next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room at Sutton on 020 8721 4205.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111