Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man in Soho
Police responded to a call at 1800hrs on December 12th following reports of a dead man at an address in Ormond Yard behind Jermyn Street, SW1.
Officers and ambulance services attended and found the body of a man, aged 70, believed to have been stabbed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed.
A 44-year-old man was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and taken into custody at a central London police station where he remains at this time.
The Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.
Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is, they await a formal identification.
The victim and the man arrested are understood to be known to each other and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation.
A post mortem examination has taken place today, 13 December. Cause of death was given as a single stab wound.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to call police via 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.