17-year-old victim stabbed in Southall named by Met Police
By Cesar Medina
17th Nov 2023 | Local News
Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager in Burket Close, Southall have named the victim, as a 71-year-old is one of four arrested.
Simarjeet Singh Nangpal, who was local to the area, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering multiple stab injuries emergency services said.
Four suspects, aged 21, 27, 31 and 71, were arrested at the scene. Two were initially taken to hospital due to injuries they sustained prior to police arrival and have since been discharged.
All four remain in police custody. Police were called at 12:15am on Wednesday, 15 November to reports of a fight in progress in Burket Close.
Detective Inspector Martin Thorpe, from Specialist Crime South, 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."
Detective Superintendent Figo Forouzan, Head of CID in west London, 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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