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Boy stabbed to death in Lewisham: Three arrested

A teenage boy has been stabbed to death in south London, prompting the arrest of three males.

Emergency services were called at 04:00 BST to reports of a boy with a stab wound on Launcelot Road, in Lewisham.

The teenager, believed to be 16 years old, was pronounced dead about an hour later. Next of kin have been told but formal identification is still awaited.

The three males arrested in connection with the incident are being held at a south London police station.

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