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UPDATE: Fatal stabbing in Kensal Green

News   •   Nov 22, 2020 21:53 GMT

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in west London. 

Police were called at 14:00hrs on Sunday, 22 November to Harrow Road, Kensal Green to reports of a stabbing.

Officers, London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance attended and found a man, believed to be aged in his 60s, suffering from stab injuries. Despite the efforts of emergency services he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace his next of kin.

A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

Officers remain in the area as enquiries continue.

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin, from the Met’s Specialist Crime South team, leading the investigation, said: "I believe this terrible incident may have been witnessed by a number of horrified onlookers.

"I urge anyone who has yet to speak to police to contact us immediately. A man has lost his life in violent circumstances and we are doing everything we can to understand what has happened here."

Anyone who has information, video or images that could help police are asked to call the incident room on 020 8785 8244. Or call 101, ref CAD 3685/22 Nov. 

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