Man stabbed to death in Peckham Rye Park, south London

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Police are investigating the decease of a antheral who was stabbed successful a London park.

Officers recovered the 29-year-old connected Straker’s Road successful Peckham Rye Park, southbound London, astatine astir 8.30pm connected Friday aft reports of a stabbing.

Despite the efforts of London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance, helium was pronounced dormant astatine the country fractional an hr later.

The Metropolitan constabulary person launched an probe but person yet to marque immoderate arrests.

Scotland Yard said: “The man’s adjacent of kin person been informed and volition beryllium supported by specializer officers. A transgression country is successful spot and inquiries are ongoing.

“No arrests person been made astatine this aboriginal signifier of the investigation.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident, oregon who has accusation astir what happened, is asked to telephone 101 with the notation 6165/30DEC. Information tin besides beryllium provided to the autarkic foundation Crimestoppers, anonymously, connected 0800 555111.”

A New Year’s Eve parkrun scheduled for 9am connected Saturday was cancelled by organisers successful Peckham Rye.

The radical tweeted: “There is presently a unrecorded Police probe connected the Rye.

“The parkland is presently closed and cordoned disconnected to the nationalist and we person been advised to cancel.

“Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We privation each of our parkrunners a peaceful caller year.”