Young man arrested after death of woman at Ravensdale Gardens in Croydon

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder of a woman at an address in Croydon.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly after 6am yesterday to a woman, 38, suffering from stab injuries at an address in Ravensdale Gardens, and she died at the scene at 6.48am.

The 23-year-old man was found yesterday in Walworth Road in Southwark suffering from stab injuries and was taken to a south London hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition and is under arrest on suspicion of murder.

Next of kin have been informed but the woman is yet to be formally identified.

A post-mortem examination was scheduled to take place today at Croydon Public Mortary.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command led by Detective Chief Inspector Will Reynolds are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4005, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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