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Murder investigation launched after stabbing in Greenford

Metropolitan Police have launched a murder investigation after a 27-year-old-man died after being found with stab wounds in a car on Sudbury Heights Avenue.

Police were called at 5:31pm on Monday (11 March 2024) along with paramedics where they found a man in a car with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

Enquiries are being undertaken to inform his next of kin while a crime scene is in place in the area.

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Shirley said: “While this investigation remains in its early stages extensive enquiries are already under way to identify who is responsible for this murder.

“Officers have been on scene gathering evidence and securing any relevant CCTV which may assist us building a picture of what took place.

“However, I would appeal to anyone in the area who saw or witnessed events, or any local residents we have yet to speak to who has footage which may captured the incident to get in touch immediately.”

Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson who heads up policing in the West Area Command Unit which covers the borough of Ealing said: “I understand and share the shock that this incident will cause local residents. I want to reassure the community the specialist officers are working diligently to piece together the events of this incident and to apprehend whoever is responsible.

“You will see more officers in and around the area in the days following this incident, including local police. If you have any concerns, please speak to them, or if you can help with the investigation then call 101 immediately.”

There have been no arrests.

Police are appealing for witnesses or people who can assist the investigation to call 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC quoting CAD 5384/11Mar. You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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