Finsbury Park: Murder investigation launched after man in his 50s stabbed

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A man was found with stab injuries and died at the scene early on Tuesday morning.

A murder investigation has been launched into a fatal stabbing near Finsbury Park.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 4am on Tuesday (September 19) to Upper Tollington Park, following reports of a stabbing.

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Officers found an injured man, believed to be aged 52, who died at the scene.

Detective Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, lead for policing in Haringey, said: "Our thoughts are with the family of the man who has lost his life.

"We will do everything we can to identify those responsible for this horrendous crime and bring them to justice and keep the community safe. As such local people can expect to see an enhanced police presence in the area. If you saw anything that you think might help our investigation, I urge you to approach those officers and tell them what you know."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or post @MetCC via X ref CAD 835/19 Sept. To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.