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Murder investigation launched in Westminster

News   •   Mar 07, 2019 15:51 GMT

A man has died after he was found with serious stab injuries in Soho over the weekend.

On Sunday, 3 March just after 06:00 hours police were called to Romily Street, W1.

officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found the 37-year-old man suffering stab injuries. He was taken to hospital with critical injuries and he was pronounced dead at 19:42 hours on Wednesday, 6 March.

His next of kin are aware.

Formal identification awaits.

A post mortem examination will be held in due course.

A murder investigation has now commenced which is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin.

A 34-year-old man [B] was charged on Monday, 4 March with two counts of attempted murder, in relation to this incident along with another stabbing on the same day, of a teenager which occurred in University Street, WC1.

The charge for attempted murder willl be subject to a review by the CPS.

A 41-year-old woman [A] who was arrested remains released under investigation.