Murder victim, 42, pictured for first time after being stabbed in chest as teenager arrested

A 42-year-oild man stabbed to death in South London has been pictured by police. Luke Blackmore, 42, from Morden after being knifed in the chest shortly after 9pm on Monday (October 2).

Police and paramedics rushed to Typhoon Way, Wallington where he died despite their best efforts. His family are being supported by specialist officers.

A 17-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning on suspicion of murder and remains in custody. This followed the arrest of a 44-year-old woman on suspicion of making threats to kill. She has now been released from police custody on bail.

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A crime scene was initially in place between Mollison Drive and Meteor Way, as a forensic tent was set up in the aftermath.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Nolan, from the Met’s Specialist Crime leads the investigation and said: “Our thoughts are with Luke’s family and friends as they continue to struggle with the loss. Yesterday’s arrest marks a significant development in our investigation but we still need the help of the local community and wider public.

“I would appeal to anyone who has information but has yet to get in contact with police to do so immediately. I would also reiterate my request for those in the area to check doorbell footage or any other cameras and see if you have captured something which may be of interest.”

Anyone with information, video or images that could help police should call 101 or post @MetCC via X reference CAD 7417/02Oct. To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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