Murder probe launched after man dies in 'brutal and frenzied attack'

Will Taylor
News Reporter
Stroud Green Way in Croydon. (Google Maps)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died following a “brutal and frenzied attack” in which he was repeatedly stabbed.

Police were called to Stroud Green Way in Croydon just after midnight on Wednesday and found the injured 24-year-old.

He was taken to hospital and died during surgery.

Detective Chief Inspector John Massey said: “This was a brutal and frenzied attack on a young man walking along the street.

“It is imperative that anyone who can name the attackers or has footage of Stroud Green Road around the time of the incident, contacts us as soon as possible.

“My officers are waiting to take your call and all information will be treated in strictest confidence – your call could help us remove violent individuals from your area.”

No arrests have been made and the victim’s next of kin have been informed.