Police launch murder probe as man, 40, dies after being stabbed

Police launch murder probe as man in his 40s dies after being stabbed on busy northwest London street

  • Police launch a murder investigation following a stabbing in Brent, north London
  • The 40-year-old man who suffered stab wounds was pronounced dead at scene 
  • Work is ongoing to formally identify the man and inform his next of kin

Police have launched a murder investigation following the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old man in north London this evening.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 5.11pm to a report of a man suffering from stab wounds on High Road, in Willesden, Brent, north London. Officers attended.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 5.11pm this evening to a report of a man suffering from stab wounds on High Road, in Willesden, Brent, north London (pictured)

Work is ongoing to formally identify him and police are in the process of locating and informing his next of kin.

A crime scene is in place and the public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area. Enquiries are ongoing and there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5109/29Apr. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A crime scene is in place and the public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area. Enquiries are ongoing and there have been no arrests

Work is ongoing to formally identify him and police are in the process of locating and informing his next of kin

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