Man dies after being found with stab wounds on street in South East London

A MAN has died after being found with stab wounds on a south east London street.

The man was discovered “seriously injured” by cops early this morning in Belvedere.

He was treated on nearby Plumstead High Road by air ambulance crews but sadly died at the scene.

Despite his injuries police have not opened a murder investigation are keeping an “open mind” about the cause of death.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Heron Hill Road at 06.18hrs by London Ambulance Service to a report of a man with stab injuries.

"Officers attended and a man was found seriously injured.

"The man was transported a short distance by ambulance to Plumstead High Street, where paramedics from the air ambulance treated him.

"Despite the efforts of emergency services, he died shortly after 07.00hrs.

"A crime scene has been put in place.

"Inquiries are ongoing to trace his next of kin.  Investigations into the circumstances are ongoing."

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