Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Morden.

Police were called shortly before 11pm on Thursday night (October 1) to reports of a stabbing in the communal area of flats on London Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Two men were found with stab wounds.

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said enquiries to inform his next of kin are ongoing.

The man has not been formally identified and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A second man, aged 33, was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A crime scene remains in place.

Murder detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7953/01Oct. Alternatively, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.