Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Hounslow town centre.
Met Police posted today via their website: “Met Police were called at 00:30hrs on this morning (Saturday, 25 June), to a seriously injured man in Staines Road, Hounslow.
“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a 31-year-old man suffering stab injuries.
“Despite the efforts of emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.”
Detective Chief Inspector James Shirley, Specialist Crime, said: “An urgent investigation is under way to establish what happened in the early hours of this morning and to identify who was responsible for this terrible attack
“Our investigation will be extensive and painstaking, including a full forensic examination of the area, which is ongoing, and detailed enquiries to obtain all available CCTV.
“I am appealing for anyone who was in the area and has yet to speak with police to get in touch. Even if you do not believe you saw anything of particular significance, please make contact with detectives.
“I also want to hear from anyone who took photos or captured footage on their phone or other device, and from any drivers with dashcam footage from the local area at the time of the murder.”
Police are urging anyone with information about people who carry knives or other weapons to come forward.
Anyone with information or any witnesses yet to speak with police are asked to call 101, ref 189/25jun.
Source: Met Police