Two killed in Lon­don stab­bings

Western Mail - - UK&WORLD NEWS -

TWO peo­ple have been stabbed to death in sep­a­rate do­mes­tic in­ci­dents as the num­ber of mur­ders in Lon­don so far this year nears 60.

A man in his 20s was at­tacked with a knife in Zenith Close, Colin­dale, north Lon­don, just be­fore 6pm on Sun­day.

He died later in the evening. A woman, also in her 20s, who knew the vic­tim, has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of mur­der.

In the sec­ond in­ci­dent, a woman in her 30s was stabbed to death in Sud­bourne Road, Brix­ton, south Lon­don, shortly af­ter 6.30pm.

A man in his 20s has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of mur­der.

The two deaths bring the num­ber of mur­ders in Lon­don this year – where the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Po­lice have pub­licly re­leased de­tails – to around 59.

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