3 October 2023 16:52 Murder investigation launched in Sutton Officers were called to reports of a 42-year-old man suffering stab injuries outside an address in Typhoon Way.

A murder investigation is under way following the death of a man in Sutton.

Officers were called at approximately 21:01hrs on Monday, 2 October to reports of a 42-year-old man suffering stab injuries outside an address in Typhoon Way.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the man was treated at the scene.

Sadly, despite the best efforts of medical professionals, he died as a result of his injuries.

His family are aware.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A crime scene remains in place at the location.

A woman was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill. She remains in custody.

The investigation is led by Detective Chief Inspector Mike Nolan in Specialist Crime. He said: “Our investigation is in the very early stages. Specially trained officers are supporting the victim’s family and they have our assurances that officers will do everything we can to support them and bring to justice whoever is responsible for this senseless act of violence.

“We have spoken to a number of people, but I still want to hear from anyone who may have captured footage via their doorbell, car or camera, to come forward and speak to us as quickly as possible.”

Chief Superintendent Andy Brittain, lead for policing in Sutton, said: “Local people will see an increased presence in the area as our colleagues in Specialist Crime investigate.

“Police and the public must work together to tackle violence on our streets. We need the support of the local community here; I urge anyone who has information that could help investigators to approach officers at the scene, or call 101 immediately.

Anyone with information, video or images that could help police should call 101 or post @MetCC via X ref CAD 7417/2 Oct.

To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.