Published On: Sat, Nov 18th, 2023
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Teenager stabbed to death in London named and pictured as 71-year-old is arrested | UK | News

A teenager stabbed to death in west London has been named by police as a 71-year-old is one of four arrested.

Simarjeet Singh Nangpal, 17, died following a fight in Hounslow.

Four men – aged 21, 27, 31 and 71 – remain in custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

On the night of Wednesday 15th November, police were called to reports of a fight and found the teen with stab injuries.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Simarjeet’s family continue to be supported by specialist officers.

Detective Inspector Martin Thorpe said: “We are working around the clock to find those responsible for Simarjeet’s murder, as his family struggle to come to terms with their loss.

“Four men have been arrested and our enquiries continue.

“I would urge anyone with information about how the events unfolded or anyone who may have captured the incident on their phone, dash cameras or doorbell footage to please come forward.”

The four suspects were arrested at the scene of them crime. Two were initially taken to hospital due to injuries they sustained prior to police arrival and have since been discharged.

Detective Superintendent Figo Forouzan said: “Our thoughts remain with Simarjeet’s family at this extremely difficult time. No family should have to go through what they are experiencing.

“This incident will undoubtedly cause wider concern, and I want to reassure the community that we will do everything in our power to find those responsible.

“In the coming days you will see extra officers out on patrol in your area. Please do speak to them about any concerns you may have.”

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