A man has been stabbed to death in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon.
Police were called to Isleworth, West London, at around 4pm to reports of the stabbing.
But despite the best efforts of paramedics and the medical team from London’s Air Ambulance, the man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene at 17:18.
Police have not formally identified the victim, but say next of kin are still being informed.
Officers have arrested a man who is currently being held at a west London police station.
Enquiries are ongoing and a post-mortem is due to be carried out.
A spokesperson from Scotland Yard said: “Police were called at 16:05hrs on Sunday, 10 April to Summerwood Road in Isleworth following reports of man suffering from a stab injury.
“Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
“The man, believed to be in his late 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 17:18hrs.
“Next of kin are in the process of being informed. We await formal identification.
“A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
“A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody at a west London police station.
“The Homicide and Major Crime Command has been notified.