Man Arrested In Tooting Murder Investigation

After 50-year-old was found stabbed to death

A 44-year-old man was arrested in Tooting yesterday (28 March) on suspicion of murdering a 50-year-old man.

Police have taken the suspect to a south London police station where he remains.

Man Arrested In Tooting Murder Investigation

Police were called at approximately 2.45pm on Monday 26 March to a residential address in Tooting High Street, following concerns for the welfare of a resident.

Officers forced entry just after 3pm and found the body of a 50-year-old man. The victim had apparently been stabbed and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed, although formal identification has not yet been made.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call detectives at the incident room on 020 8721 4054 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or online at

March 29, 2018