Man Dies in Fulham High Street Stabbing

Arrest made and police call for witnesses

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Police have launched a murder investigation following the stabbing of a man in Fulham.

Officers were called at aroubd 6.55pm on Thursday 25 October to Fulham High Street following reports of an assault.

A 65 year old man was found at the scene suffering from stab wounds. An air ambulance was called but the man was pronounced dead.

Next of kin are in the process of being informed, formal identification awaits.

Detective Inspector Craig Bradley of the Homicide and Serious Crime Command leads the investigation. He said: "I am appealing for any people who were in the area and witnessed this incident, or the events leading up to this incident, to come forward and speak to my team.

"At this early stage it is unclear what the motive for this incident was - if you saw anything, or have any information which may help the investigation, please get in contact."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3715 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A man, aged 27, was arrested near the scene on suspicion of murder - he remains in custody at a west London police station.

October 26, 2012