HALLOWEEN MURDER: Teen stabbed to death after group of men clash in Westminster


LONDON Detectives have begun another murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Westminster on Halloween.

Police were called shortly after 10pm last night, October 31 to reports of a group of young males fighting in Fernhead Road, West Kilburn.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.

"Despite the efforts of emergency services, who provided first aid, a 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

"His next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. Formal identification awaits."

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene and remains in custody at a central London police station.

Officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) are leading the investigation.

Anyone who saw what happened or has information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 9734/31Oct.

Alternatively, tweet @MetCC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Essex News and Investigations Opinion

Another day in London and another murder. Another teenager or man in his early 20s killed by a knife.

The Met Police press releases about these killings are virtual carbon copies of each other.

No one is shocked and hardly anyone reads these stories anymore.

Twitter user @sandieshoes summed it up in a tweet in response to news of this death.

The post said: "We’ve become immune when we read these posts. Deeply sad."

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