Croydon stabbing live: Updates after man, 40, dies and three arrested on suspicion of murder

A man believed to be aged 40 was fatally stabbed in Croydon last night and three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police said they were called at 6.29pm on Thursday (21 April) to Leslie Grove Place following reports that a person had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found a man, believed to be aged 40, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.

Police said that efforts are ongoing to confirm the identity of the man and his next of kin will then be informed and will be supported by specialist officers.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101, providing the reference 6339/21APR.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting

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