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Three arrests in Feltham murder investigation

News   •   Jun 25, 2019 19:46 BST

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Edward Simpson in Feltham on Friday, 21 June have arrested three men.

A 27-year-old man [A] was arrested on Monday, 24 June on suspicion of murder and has been taken to a west London police station where he remains for questioning.

On Tuesday, 25 June two other men – [B] aged 26 and [C] aged 22 – were arrested on suspicion of murder. They are currently in a west London Police station.

This follows enquiries by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

An investigation was launched after police were called to Exeter House on Watermill Way at 23:08hrs on Friday, 21 June, to reports of a shooting.

Armed police, local officers, London’s Air Ambulance and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a man critically injured.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, Edward died at the scene a short time later.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Although formal identification awaits, detectives are confident deceased is Edward Simpson, 25, of Feltham.

A special post-mortem examination took place at Fulham Mortuary on Sunday, 23 June and gave the provisional cause of death as a single gunshot wound to the upper body.

An incident room has opened under the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Detectives would like to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time of the murder or who may have heard the shooting. The scene is surrounded by homes and officers believe that someone will have information which could prove vital to the investigation.

Enquiries into the full circumstances continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4868 or via 101, quoting reference CAD 9535/21June.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online via

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