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Woman stabbed to death on Burnt Oak Broadway in Edgware

A police cordon is in place this afternoon after a woman was stabbed to death in Burnt Oak Broadway in Edgware at around 11:45am.

Multiple emergency services are currently at the scene in Burnt Oak Broadway where the road is currently closed off in both directions.

Woman stabbed to death on Burnt Oak Broadway in Edgware Harrow Online
Burnt Oak Broadway this afternoon. Image: Hitesh Meghani

A white tent has been erected in the middle of the road where the incident is said to have happened.

Images sent to Harrow Online show a number of people looking on along with multiple emergency services still at the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 11:49am today (May 9) to reports of a stabbing on Burnt Oak Broadway. Edgware, HA8.

“We sent resources to the scene, including ambulance crews, a paramedic in a fast response car, an incident response officer and members of our tactical response unit. We also dispatched a trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance.

“Our first paramedic was on the scene in two minutes.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Woman stabbed to death on Burnt Oak Broadway in Edgware Harrow Online
The air ambulance that landed nearby. Image: Hermina

A spokesperson for Met Police said, “A murder investigation is under way after a woman tragically died in Edgware.

“Police were called at around 11:50hrs on Thursday, 9 May to reports of a stabbing in Burnt Oak Broadway.

“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance all attended the scene.

“A woman – we have no further details at this stage – was treated for stab injuries. Sadly, despite the best efforts of all the emergency services, she died at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to identity and inform her next of kin.

“A crime scene remains in place at the location.

“There have been no arrests at this early stage and enquiries into the circumstances continue.”

Woman stabbed to death on Burnt Oak Broadway in Edgware Harrow Online
Burnt Oak this afternoon.
Image: Hermina

Superintendent Tony Bellis, from the North West Command Unit, responsible for policing in Edgware, said: “I understand the shock and concern this very sad incident will cause. I want to reassure people it will be investigated by a specialist team of experienced homicide detectives, and we will support them in their work to identify and arrest whoever is responsible.

“Local residents will see an increased police presence in the area over the coming days, I would ask the community is patient while officers carry out this vital work. If you have any concerns, please speak to an officer or your local policing team.”

Anyone with information that could assist police with this investigation is asked to call 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC and quote CAD3105/9May.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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