Nightclub murder in Kingston
25 October 2012
Police have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing at a nightclub in Kingston.
Officers were called shortly before 3:30am on Thursday, 25 October to reports of a man stabbed at the Oceana nightclub on Clarence Street, Kingston.
London Ambulance Service attended and the man, aged 20, was taken to hospital suffering a stab wound - he died whilst en route.
Next of kin have been informed. While formal identification awaits, we are confident the deceased is Jamie Sanderson, 20, from Southall.
An incident room has opened under Acting Detective Chief Inspector Mark Lawson from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command. He said:
"I am appealing for anyone who was in the Oceana nightclub at around the time of this incident to come forward and speak to my team.
"This incident took place in the vicinity of the ground floor cloakroom toilets - if you were in that area of the club and saw the altercation, or the events leading up to this altercation, you may have vital evidence which could help this investigation."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 0208 358 0200 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has remains in custody at a south London police station.