London police are investigating an early morning homicide in the city's east end.

Just after 3 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a home in the area of Whitney Street and Avondale Road for a medical distress call.

Once on scene, police found a woman suffering from injuries consistent with a stabbing.

She was taken to London Health Sciences Centre by ambulance but succumbed to her injuries.

The victim has been identified as Suzan Aisha Jacob, 50, of London.

Charged with second degree murder is Juma Kuol, 49, of London.

The investigation continues.

This marks London’s fifth homicide of 2015.

Contact police if you have any information.