Police Confirm Fatal Stabbing on Askew Road

Man in 20s dies in hospital

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Police have confirmed that man was fatally stabbed in Askew Road in Shepherd's Bush in the early hours of Wednesday June 9.

The police report says: " Inquiries are underway after a death in Shepherd's Bush.

" A man was found collapsed in Askew Road W12 at 1pms on Wednesday June 9.

" He had been stabbed.

" The man - thought to be in his 20s - was taken by ambulance to a west London hospital where life was pronounced extinct shortly after arrival.

"A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course."

Many local people witnessed the aftermath of the incident. Our the ChiswickW4.com forum Alexandra Brown reported: "We live on Ashchurch Terrace and heard the sirens and helicopers overhead last night. The police are not giving much away at all other than there was a murder at around 1am this morning and that the area will be closed off for most of the day. BBC radio London reported that a man in his 20's had been found stabbed to death and that no arrests have been made. The helicopter was around until 4am this morning. "

Police say an incident room will open later today under detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command.

June 9, 2010