A man has died after he was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning, on the same road where BBC presenter Jill Dando was shot dead.
Officers were called to reports of a fight on Gowan Avenue in Fulham, West London at around 12.27am where a man, believed to be aged 29, was found suffering from stab wounds.
Members of the public had desperately tried to save the man, but despite further treatment from medics he was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.56am.
A police cordon has been set up on Gowan Avenue in Fulham, West London where a man was stabbed to death in the early hours of this morning
Members of the public had tried to save the man, aged 29, but despite further treatment from the ambulance service he was pronounced dead at the scene
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘A crime scene is in place and officers are working to establish the full circumstances of what happened.
‘At this early stage there have been no arrests.’
Jill Dando, a former Crimewatch presenter, was shot dead aged 37 outside her flat on the same road in 1999.
Miss Dando, was shot once in the head. Neighbours found her slumped against her front door in a pool of blood.
A murder investigation has been launched following the stabbing in Fulham (pictured). It is the 26th murder investigation to have been launched in the capital this year
Jill Dando (pictured), a former Crimewatch presenter, was shot dead aged 37 outside her flat on the same road in 1999
A blue Range Rover that had been parked on the street where Jill lived Gowan Avenue was captured on CCTV was captured driving away at speed from the murder scene.
It has long been suspected that the 38-year-old died at the hands of a professional assassin.
The latest stabbing is the 26th murder investigation to have been launched in London this year, with incidents including the killing of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in a playground in East London.
If you can help the police with their latest enquiry, please call the 101 and quote reference number 179/16 March.