Pregnant woman fatally stabbed in London

A pregnant woman has been fatally stabbed in south London, and her baby was delivered at the scene, Metropolitan Police have said.

An ambulance was called to a property at 3.30am on Saturday morning to reports of a woman in cardiac arrest.

Police attended with the ambulance service to find a woman, aged 26, with stab injuries.

It was also established that the mother was 8 months pregnant.
The woman died from her injuries at the scene.

Her child was delivered and taken to hospital, where they remain in a critical condition.

Next of kin have been informed and police await formal identification.