One person is dead following another stabbing in London overnight, according to reports.

Met Police confirmed one person has been arrested in connection with the murder and remains in custody.

Officers were called to the scene on Hanameel Street, in Newham, by the London Ambulance Service at around 2am this morning, following reports of a fight.

It is understood the victim's next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting "CAD 880/21 Dec".

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