A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 16-year-old boy in Yiewsley.
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 7:34pm yesterday evening (30 December) to reports of an injured male at the Philpotts Farm Open Space close to Heather Lane.
Officers attended and found a 16-year-old suffering from a puncture wound. Despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:25pm.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
Formal identification has not taken place. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 5666/30Dec. To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on their website or by calling 0800 555 111.