A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Lambeth last night (July 5).

A murder investigation has been launched into the incident, which took place in Vauxhall at around 11:45pm.

Met Police said they were called to a teenager stabbed in Oval Place, SW8 on July 5.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service, and a 16-year-old male was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

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The boy’s next of kin have been informed and will be supported by specialist officers. Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

There has been no arrest at this early stage.

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Witnesses who are yet to speak with police or anyone with information are asked to call 101 ref 8532/05jul. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers.

The news follows another tragic incident in south London on the same night after a 15-year-old schoolboy was fatally wounded in a stabbing in Woolwich.