Boy arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of man, 20, in Bexley

13 October 2019, 21:30

A 20-year-old has been stabbed to death in Bexley
A 20-year-old has been stabbed to death in Bexley. Picture: Getty

By Kate Buck

A 20-year-old has died after being stabbed in the chest in Bexley, east London.

Officers were called to reports of a fight in Barnehurst Avenue at 2.48pm on Sunday afternoon, where they found the wounded man.

He was rushed to hospital where despite efforts by medics, he was pronounced dead at 5.27pm.

His next of kin have been made aware of the death but he has not yet been formally identified.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder before the victim died.

He is currently being held in an east London police station.

Anyone who has information that could assist police is asked to call 101 ref CAD 4418/13 Oct.