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Arrest after man stabbed to death in Mottingham

Luxfield Road, Mottingham Image copyright Google
Image caption Police found the 64-year-old man with critical injuries on Luxfield Road in Mottingham

A man has been stabbed to death in Mottingham in the early hours of Boxing Day.

The 64-year-old was found with critical injuries in Luxfield Road, south-east London, at about 02:10 GMT. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder close to where the victim was found.

The arrested man and the victim knew each other but were not related, the Metropolitan Police said.

The victim's next of kin have been informed.