A murder investigation has been launched after an 18-year-old man was found stabbed to death.

Police were called to Corrance Road, SW2, shortly before 2pm today (August 15) to reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Services

An 18-year-old man was found with stab injuries and despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at 2.41pm.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder at 2.23pm in Tremadoc Road. He has been taken into custody.

Crime scenes have been put in place. Next of kin have been informed. A post mortem will be carried out in due course. Homicide detectives form Specialist Crime have been informed.

Enquiries continue.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3821/15aug or Tweet MetCC.

If you have information about this, or any other crime or incident, or information about someone you suspect to be carrying a weapon and you do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. It is 100 per cent anonymous. They never ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address.