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Morden rush hour Tube stabbing: Third man arrested

Daniel Young Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Daniel Young was killed while walking along a commuter shortcut near Morden station

A third man has been arrested over the murder of a university lecturer who was stabbed to death near Morden Tube station during rush hour on 19 January.

Daniel Young, 30, was killed in Kendor Gardens at about 08:00 GMT as he was making his way to a new job.

Police said a 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday. He remains in custody at a south London police station.

Two other men who were held over the attack have been bailed.

Mr Young, originally from Paignton in Devon, was on the way to his second day working at Coventry University's London Campus International when he was attacked.

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Image caption Flowers and tributes were left in memory of Daniel Young at the scene of the attack

Police have called the killing a "senseless murder of a brilliant young man" without "a clear motive or reason".

Detectives said they are still investigating a second stabbing near Kendor Gardens on the same day when a 23-year-old man was stabbed in the buttocks.

However, a Scotland Yard spokesperson said the two attacks had "not been linked forensically or evidentially" yet.

Police have released CCTV footage showing Mr Young's last steps as he made his way to work.

They have appealed to anybody who was in in the vicinity at the time to contact them.

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Image caption CCTV shows Daniel Young walking along Dorset Road as he approached Kendor Gardens

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