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Knife-men 'break-in and kill man' in Croydon

A 24-year-old has been stabbed to death in south London after three men apparently broke in to his house and killed him.

Police were called at 0135 GMT on Tuesday to Stockbury Road, Croydon. London Ambulance Service attended, but the man died at the scene.

The Metropolitan Police said they knew the identity of the man, but were awaiting formal identification.

His family have been informed. There have been no arrests.

A Met spokeswoman said: "At this early stage, it appears that three men broke into the house and fatally stabbed the victim."

A post-mortem examination is due to take place in Croydon Mortuary on Wednesday.

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