1 man dead after late night stabbing in east London

A man is in custody after police responded to a residence after a report of a stabbing. Another man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

London police says they got a call about a stabbing in east London just after midnight on Dec. 8, 2018.(Hala Ghonaim/CBC)

A man is dead following a stabbing in east London early Saturday morning, according to the London Police Service.

Police were called to a residence on Hamilton Rd. near Rectory St. just after midnight.

Officers found a man with serious stab wounds. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another man has been taken into custody.

Police say there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call the London Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).