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Woman is stabbed to death before man falls 'five storeys' from London hotel window

Woman is stabbed to death before man falls ‘five storeys’ from London hotel window

  • Met Police were called to Holiday Inn on Bugsby’s Way, Greenwich, London
  • Woman found with serious injuries and declared dead at scene at 10am today
  • Man who fell from the same hotel in London taken to hospital under police guard 

Police are today investigating after a woman was found stabbed to death before a man fell ‘five storeys’  from the window of a London hotel.

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the Holiday Inn on Bugsby’s Way, Greenwich, south-east London, shortly after 10am this morning.

A woman was found with serious injuries and was declared dead at the scene.

A man, who officers believe to have been known to the woman, fell from a height while emergency services were at the scene.

There were conflicting reports tonight over if the man fell inside or outside the hotel.

A Met Police spokesperson said the force was not releasing any further details at this time, other than to confirm the man has been taken to hospital under police guard and that his condition is being treated as life-threatening.

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the Holiday Inn on Bugsby's Way, Greenwich, south-east London, shortly after 10am on Sunday

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the Holiday Inn on Bugsby’s Way, Greenwich, south-east London, shortly after 10am on Sunday

Witnesses are said to have photographed a broken window five storeys up on the hotel.

A local, who did not want to be named, passed the scene while jogging and said emergency services gathered on a ledge on the second floor. 

‘I think there were three ambulances, three police cars and one ambulance helicopter and one fire brigade… this is around 11.10am.’

Scotland Yard said they do not believe anybody else was involved in the incident and have asked anyone with information to come forward. 

Police are continuing their enquiries and a police cordon remains up at the scene.

Detectives from Specialist Crime have launched an investigation.

Anyone who has information that could assist police is asked to call 101 ref CAD 3272/5 July.

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