Man arrested on suspicion of murder after death in Hammersmith

An investigation has been launched and a man arrested on suspicion of murder following a death in Hammersmith.

Police were called shortly before 8pm yesterday to a seriously injured man at a flat off Fulham Palace Road near the junction with Hammersmith Square.

Officers attended, along with ambulance colleagues and found a man, aged in his 30s, suffering what are believed to be stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. Officers are in the process of tracing and informing next of kin.

A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into custody at a west London police station.

Officers believe the arrested man and the deceased were known to each other.

Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 ref 6697/05may.

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