16-Year-Old Charged With Crown Street Murder

Due to appear in court today

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A youth has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old boy in Acton.

The 16-year-old male will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court today ( Monday, 19 October).

The murder investigation was launched after police were called at around 11:50hrs on Friday, 16 October to reports of a male stabbed in Crown Street, Acton, W3.

The victim was taken by London Ambulance Service to a central London hospital where he was pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination at Fulham Mortuary gave cause of death as a single stab wound to the heart. Next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8721 4868, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.

Officers have bailed a 17-year-old male to return to a west London police station on a date in early November.

Crown Street (Picture: Google Street View)

Crown Street (Picture: Google Street View)

19th October 2015