Strawberry Hill stabbing: Murder investigation after man dies at in Twickenham and another injured

Police have launched a murder investigation in Twickenham, after an incident in which a man died at Strawberry Hill railway station.
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A double stabbing in south-west London left a man dead and a teenager with a wound to his leg on Monday night (January 8).

A man in his 20s was found injured at Strawberry Hill station in Twickenham, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

At just before midnight, police were called to a stabbing in Alexander Close, Twickenham. A 16-year-old boy was found with a laceration to his leg. His condition is not being treated as life threatening.

Police are treating the incidents as connected.

National Rail lines between Twickenham and Teddington are currently out of action due to the police investigation.

Police say four males have been arrested, including the injured teenager.

British Transport Police (BTP) is leading the investigation, with Met Police support.

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Blackburn, from BTP, said: “This is a senseless act of violence which has seen the tragic death of a young man. This investigation remains in the early stages and the station will remain closed while we continue our enquiries."

Anyone with information that can help police can call 101 ref BTP ref 630/ 8 Jan (Strawberry Hill) or 7168/ 8 Jan (Alexander Close).