Wandsworth stabbing victim named as man arrested at Gatwick Airport – South London News

The man who was stabbed to death in Wandsworth in the early hours of Wednesday morning has been named.

Metropolitan Police have confirmed that 49-year-old Errol McKay was stabbed to death in Trinity Crescent.

MDR057 22 ErrolVictim Errol McKay (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three people have now been arrested on suspicion of murder.

On Thursday, July 28, a 22-year-old man was arrested at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of murder. He was taken to a police station where he remains in custody.

A man and a woman, both aged in their 40s, were arrested at the scene and taken into custody before being released on bail. They have since been told that no further action will be taken.

A statement from the Met said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at approximately1.15am on Wednesday, July 27 to reports of a man suffering serious injuries at an address in Trinity Crescent, SW17.

“Officers and London’s Air Ambulance attended but despite the efforts of the emergency services he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“His next of kin were notified and he was identified as 49-year-old Errol McKay.

“A post-mortem examination held on Thursday, 28 July at St George’s Mortuary found the cause of death to be stab wounds.”

Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD reference 349/27Jul.

Alternatively you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Pictured top: Entrance to Trinity Crescent in Wandsworth (Picture: Google Street View)


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