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Tuesday 23rd September 2014
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Man Fatally Stabbed On London's Portobello Road

Saturday, 30th August 2014 09:51

A murder investigation is under way after a man was stabbed to death on Portobello Road in the trendy Notting Hill area of west London.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 11.49pm on Friday night to one of the capital's most famous streets.

Officers found a man in his fifties suffering stab wounds. He was treated by paramedics but died at the scene at 12.45am on Saturday morning.

The Metropolitan Police believe they know the identity of the victim but are awaiting formal identification.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course and next of kin have not yet been informed.

No-one has been arrested over the death, police said.

An incident room has been set up in Putney and anyone with information that may help officers should call 020 8785 8963.

Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.