Police have revealed that a 20-year-old victim of murder in Tooting died from a stab wound to the chest. 

Emergency services were called to Thrale Road at the junction with Penwortham Road shortly after 3.45pm on Monday afternoon. 

Mr Elwin, who is believed to have staggered down the road before collapsing near the Furzedown Pub, died at the scene soon after. 

Although formal identification is yet to take place, the Metropolitan Police say they are confident that the victim is Mr Elwin, who is a former Graveney School pupil and from Wandsworth, and say his next of kin have been informed.

A murder enquiry has been launched following his death, but police say they are keeping an open mind as to what the motive may have been. 

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Detective Chief Inspector Diane Tudway from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, who is leading the investigation, said: "The attack took place in broad daylight in a residential street and there would have been witnesses to the incident, or the events immediately before or after the incident. 

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A vigil was held for Mr Elwin in Tooting yesterday

"I would urge anyone who was in the area of Penwortham Road at around 3.45pm on Monday, April 18, and who has information to assist our investigation to come forward and speak to police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8721 4005 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.