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UPDATE: Man charged in West Ealing murder investigation

News   •   Dec 03, 2019 08:20 GMT

[Mehran Heydari]

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of 26-year-old Mehran Heydari in West Ealing have charged a man.

Ismail Yusuf, 19 (27.08.00), of no fixed address, was arrested on Monday, 2 December on suspicion of murder and one count of points and blades.

He is due to appear in custody this morning at Ealing Magistrates' Court.

Police were called at 01:18hrs on Sunday, 24 November to reports of an injured man outside West Ealing station, Drayton Green Road, W13.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. At the scene, a 26-year-old man, now formally identified as Mehran Heydari, was found in a vehicle suffering from a stab wound.

His next of kin have been informed and the investigation is being led by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

A post-mortem examination held at Fulham Mortuary on Sunday, 24 November, found the cause of death to be a single stab wound to the heart.

Enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

Anyone witnesses or anyone who has information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD550/24November, tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.