The cordon was still in place the morning after a 29-year-old man was fatally stabbed in a fight on Rosebery Road in Hounslow .
Police have launched a murder investigation after being called to the scene of a fight between two groups at around 3.36pm on Monday (September 4).
By the time officers arrived the groups had dispersed but they found the 29-year-old lying on the floor with a stab wound to his chest.
Both the London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance attended but the man was pronounced at the scene at 4.18pm.
Officers are still at the scene of the fight and police tape blocks a short stretch of the road near the junction with Whitton Dene.
The man's next of kin have been informed but Met Police has not yet formally identified the victim.
A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out "in due course", the Met told getwestlondon.
Meanwhile, Hounslow Council Leader , Councillor Steve Curran, has spoken about the attack.
“Following the fatal stabbing of a 29-year-old man in Rosebery Road, Hounslow, yesterday (Monday) I would like to express my sympathy on behalf of the Council to the family of the victim.
Hounslow stabbing: Man dies after fight between two groups in broad daylight
“Sadly, knife crime has claimed another victim following what appears to have been a fight between two groups.
“The Metropolitan Police has launched a murder investigation and I hope that this will quickly lead to the murderer being brought to justice. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Police.
“Overall, ourbBorough remains a very safe place to live, making incidents like this all the more tragic.”
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.
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