Police have launched a murder investigation after a man, thought to be 19 years old, was stabbed to death in

Officers were called in by London Ambulance Service on Wednesday (March 3) to Alpha Road to a report of a man found with stab wounds.

A police spokesman said on Wednesday night: "The man, believed to be aged 19, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after. His next of kin have been informed.

"A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

"A crime scene remains in place.

"Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime South command lead the investigation."

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It was confirmed at this stage there have been no arrests and an investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call 101 or tweet @MetCC with the reference CAD2875/3MAR.

Alternatively, you can leave information anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.