The victim of a stabbing incident in Northolt who died on Wednesday (March 16) has been named locally as Rory Anderson.
The 25-year-old was taken to hospital after officers arrived at an address in Hotspur Road, Northolt, but was pronounced dead on Wednesday (March 16).
On Thursday (March 17), flowers were seen laid outside an address where the stabbing is alleged to have happened, which police have cordoned off as enquires continue.
Police investigate at home of alleged stabbing
Neighbours and friends on social media named the victim as Rory, and paid tribute to him.
Shocked neighbours said the area is known for its large elderly population and spoke of their surprise that the incident happened just yards from their home.
'A genuine geezer'
One neighbour told getwestlondon : "He was very polite and very friendly".
The next of kin have been informed.
Friends took to Facebook to share their memories of Rory.
A local barber said: "So sad to hear my best punter Rory Anderson past (sic) away last night.
"What a genuine geezer he was full of smiles and always happy-go-lucky.
"Not only to his friends but to all the local businesses around thought highly of him."
Another friend took to Facebook to say: "I would finish by directing a message to his family.
"If you should see this, I hope that you can find some solace in my story and know that Rory will be remembered for the laughter he brought to us."
A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and has been bailed to a date in April.