Man stabbed to death in west London as city’s knife crime epidemic continues

A man has been stabbed to death in west London as the city’s spate of knife killing continues.

The victim, believed to be in his 40s, was found with multiple knife wounds at around 10.20pm on Cathcart Road, Kensington last night.

Police and the London Ambulance Service attended but sadly the man died at the scene at around 11pm.

A murder investigation has been launched but no arrests have been made.

A statement from Met Police said: “A man, believed to be aged in his 40’s, was found with multiple stab wounds.

"Despite the best efforts of the medical teams, he died at the scene shortly after 23:00hrs.

"His next of kin have been informed, although formal identification awaits.

"A post-mortem will take place in due course.

"Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating. A crime scene remains in place.

"No arrests have been made at this early stage, and enquiries continue."

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call 101 or the incident room on 0208 358 0200.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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