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Tooting stabbing: Lewis Elwin named as victim of attack

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Image caption Lewis Elwin was stabbed in Tootling and died at the scene

A 20-year-old man has been fatally stabbed in south London prompting a murder inquiry.

Lewis Elwin, from Wandsworth, was found injured in Penwortham Road, Tooting, at 15:47 BST on Monday.

He died at the scene despite the efforts of paramedics. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

Det Ch Insp Diane Tudway appealed for witnesses to the attack in the residential street and said Mr Elwin's next-of-kin had been informed.

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