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Man Arrested After Suspected Burglar Was 'Stabbed To Death With A Screwdriver During A Break In'

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Man Arrested After Suspected Burglar Was 'Stabbed To Death With A Screwdriver During A Break In'

A 78-year-old man has been arrested after a suspected burglar was 'stabbed to death with a screwdriver during a break in', it's been reported.

The man was arrested on suspicion of GBH while Met Police investigate the fatal incident.

Police were called to a house in Hither Green, south London at around 12.45am on Wednesday.

A spokesperson from the Met Police told the Mirror that it received a call reporting a burglary in progress.

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The spokesman said: "The 78-year-old resident had found two males inside his address.

"One suspect went upstairs while the homeowner was forced into the kitchen by the second suspect, armed with a screwdriver.

"A struggle had ensued in the kitchen during which one of the males found inside the property sustained a stab wound to the upper body."

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The injured man was taken to hospital but is reported to have died from his injuries at 3.37am.

The 78-year-old homeowner was reported to have bruises on his arms. He remains in custody.

The family of the deceased man have been informed, but he has not been formally identified.

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Source: Mirror

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Topics: uk news, crime

Claire Reid
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