Man Stabbed to Death in London Makes 114th Murder Victim This Year in British Capital
Male in his 20s was murdered following an stabbing in Ealing, West London
A man has been stabbed to death in Ealing, West London on Tuesday night, making the stabbing the 114th murder in the British capital so far this year.
The unnamed victim, identified only as a male in his 20s, was found in Ealing Common after suffering from a fatal stabbing.
Metropolitan Police officers were called to reports of a fight close to the park shortly after 6 pm and found the victim suffering from stab wounds.
London Ambulance Service members and the air ambulance also attended, however, the injuries were too severe and the man was pronounced dead at the scene at 6.48 pm.
The victim's next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem will be held.
A man was arrested on suspicion of affray and was taken to a west London police station where he remains in custody.
Inquiries are ongoing.
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Anyone with information is asked to call officers on 101 quoting reference Cad 5954/24Sep or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A Section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 order is now in place for the Hillingdon and Ealing areas until 7 am on Wednesday, allowing the police greater search powers for this limited period.
A Section 60 order gives police the right to stop and search people in a defined area during a specific time period when an incident involving serious violence has taken place.
It allows police to search individuals who could be carrying a dangerous instrument or offensive weapon that was used in the incident.
This order comes after a murder investigation was launched when a man was stabbed to death on a train at Hillingdon station shortly before 4 pm on Tuesday.
Another murder investigation was opened on Tuesday after a special post-mortem revealed a woman found dead in her home died as a result of head injuries.
The body of 58-year-old Serafima Meshaka was found in a flat in Haven Green Court, Ealing, on September 18.
No arrests have been made in either murder investigation.