Man found stabbed in Plumstead – police treat death as “unexplained”

Police have updated the public on the death of man in Plumstead this week and revealed that the death is being treated as unexplained with witnesses being sought. The incident occurred in an area just off Plumstead High Street near Plumstead station and the first stop of the 53 bus route.

According to police: “A post-mortem examination conducted on Friday, 30 October found the cause of death to have been loss of blood.

A/Chief Inspector Josh Laughton of the Met’s South East Command said: “The status of the death remains ‘unexplained’. At this early stage it remains unclear whether any other persons contributed to the victim’s injuries and we remain mindful that the victim’s family are grieving and we are doing everything we can to bring our enquiries to a swift conclusion.

I urge anyone who has information that could assist our investigation to make contact without delay.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident, or has information or footage is asked to contact police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 1046/28OCT.

To remain 100% anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers_uk.org.

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