Messages have been left in respect of a teenager reportedly stabbed to death in a violent attack in Notting Hill .
The victim, named as student Fola Orebiyi, was pronounced dead after the attack in Portobello Road on Sunday evening (July 3), despite the efforts of paramedics to save his life.
Messages have been left outside currency exchange shop Moneycorp in the road to the 16-year-old.
The messages, seemingly penned by school friends, recall fond memories such as jokes shared in assemblies.
Witness Mark Gettleson said he heard a loud shout of "did anyone see anything" come from the street before coming outside to find two pools of blood on the ground.
Speaking in Portobello Road on Monday morning (July 4), he said he and staff from the pubs who had also come outside were ushered back inside by police, but he said he saw police officers speaking to the victim as he lay on the floor.
He described the area as a 'transient community" where many people go out in the evening, and many had either witnessed the aftermath of the attack of heard what happened.
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The attack was reportedly witnessed by shocked customers and staff in nearby bars at around 8.45pm, before paramedics tried to stem the heavy bleeding from his neck.
Police officers were still at the scene on Monday morning, and a section off Portobello Road remains cordoned off.
Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem is due to take place in the coming days.