Man found stabbed to death after Aston Villa's FA Cup clash at Crystal Palace

15 February 2010 12:33
A man was found stabbed to death yards from Selhurst Park - just a couple of hours after Crystal Palace hosted Aston Villa in the FA Cup.[LNB]Police have launched a murder inquiry and are trying to establish whether this is a link between the death and the match.[LNB]The body was discovered in White Horse Lane at 8pm on Sunday, shortly after Palace held Villa to a 2-2 draw in the FA Cup fifth round tie.[LNB] Up for the Cup: Palace keeper Julian Speroni (left) saves from Villa striker John Carew (right) [LNB]There was no significant trouble reported between the two sets of supporters.[LNB]A police spokesman said: 'We were called at about 8.20pm with reports of an adult male suffering serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9pm.'[LNB]The victim is said to be in his 30s or 40s.[LNB] Nearby: The body was found close to Selhurst Park[LNB] Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock rages as linesman's blunder saves Aston VillaCrystal Palace 2 Aston Villa 2: Eagles cash in - Neil Warnock praises his Cup battlers as Martin O'Neill's men escape with a draw FA Cup sixth round draw: Chelsea head for potential showdown with Man CityASTON VILLA FC

Source: Daily_Mail