A murder investigation has been launched after a woman found suffering from stab injuries died in hospital.
Police officers were called to an address in Lewisham Way, Lewisham at about 9pm on June 10 following reports of concern for the occupant’s welfare.
They found the victim, in her late fifties, suffering knife wounds. She was taken to hospital but died from her injuries on June 16.
Detectives are not releasing her identity until her wider family are informed of the death.
On the day the victim was found, a man, 31, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
He was charged on June 11 and appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, where he was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on July 10.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote reference CAD 7081/10Jun.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online