Witness Appeal After Man Killed in Stabbing in Southall

Police seek further information after incident on Trinity Road


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Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Southall yesterday evening, 20 August are appealing for witnesses and information.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at around 19:50hrs on Wednesday, 20 August to Trinity Road, Southall after a man was found suffering a stab wound.

The man, believed to be aged in his late 30s, was taken to a central London hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 23:45hrs. Next of kin have been informed.

Whilst detectives believe they know who the victim is they await formal identification.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for tomorrow morning, Friday 22 August.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Acting Detective Chief Inspector Luke Marks, who is leading the investigation said:

"We are appealing for witnesses and would invite anyone who was in or around Southall Broadway that evening, in the Trinity Road area, that thinks they saw or heard anything suspicious to please call our incident room.

"We are also keen to hear from anyone who feels they have any information about the murder that may assist our investigation."

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call the incident room at Hendon on 020 8358 0400 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

This afternoon, 21 August a man (no further details at this time) was arrested at an address in Southall in connection with the murder. He currently remains in custody at a west London police station.

21st August 2014

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