A man has died after being found bleeding from a neck wound around the Orchard Road area in Plumstead.
Orchard Road lies just off Plumstead High Street where the 53 bus terminates.
Emergency services state they were called to the area just before 6.30am this morning (October 28th) after reports were made of an injured man.
The man was taken to a East London hospital. He was pronounced dead at 7.53am.
The Metropolitan Police state: “Enquiries are underway to trace next of kin.
“We await formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
“At this early stage there have been no arrests.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101.