Stabbing victim, 37, dies from his injuries after Soho attack

Mail Online | 3/8/2019 | Terri-ann Williams For Mailonline
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A teenager has become Britain's fifth knife murder victim in just one week after being stabbed near a tube station in West London.

Forensic officers are searching drains in West Kensington tonight and recovered what appeared to be a knife, after the man in his late teens was found with stab wounds to his chest on Lanfrey Place shortly after 2pm.

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Emergency services including London's Air Ambulance arrived at the scene and took the boy to hospital but he died a short time later.

It comes after a 37-year-old man who was stabbed in Soho early on Sunday morning was pronounced dead last night.

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No arrests have been made after the West London stabbing today, close to West Kensington Underground station.

Tonight forensic experts were seen searching the drains as they examine the crime scene.

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Yousef Bahadory, who owns a dry cleaners close to the scene, said he did not see the stabbing but was alerted to it by a friend who works next to his business.

He said there were about five boys who were around 19 or younger messing around and shouting outside his shop when one of them was pushed into his window, and he asked them to leave.

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The group then went into a coffee shop to have something to eat before leaving and it was after this that he was told there had been a stabbing.

'When everything had finished the guy ran away, I did not see the knife - within a minute he had disappeared,' he said.

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'The boy was on the floor. There was so much blood. Someone went to get a doctor from the surgery nearby and she was pumping his chest.'

Scotland Yard said: 'Police investigating a fatal stabbing in Fulham are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.


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