news

Hounslow stabbing: Police launch murder probe after fatal fight in street

The victim was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead by paramedics

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed during a fight in Hounslow .

Metropolitan Police were called to Rosebery Road, on Monday (September 4) afternoon at around 3.36pm to reports of a fight taking place between two groups.

By the time officers arrived, the groups had dispersed and the police found a 29-year-old suffering from a stab wound to his chest.

London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance attended, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.18pm, according to officers.

Confirming that a murder investigation was underway, a Met Police statement said: "His next of kin have been informed. Formal identification awaits.

"A post-mortem will be held in due course. "

Police have confirmed no one has been arrested and their enquiries continue with the investigation being led by Detective Chief Inspector Sam Price.

Anyone with information should call The Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) incident room on 020 721 4054 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

View full mobile page