Brentford stabbings: Man charged after 20-year-old killed and woman in 80s seriously hurt in west London | UK News

A 37-year-old man has been charged following a double stabbing in Brentford, west London, which left a 20-year-old dead and an elderly woman in hospital.

Norris Henry of Brook Road South, Brentford has been charged with the murder of the young man, who has been named as Ali Abucar Ali.

He has also been charged with the attempted murder of an 82-year-old woman and is set to appear in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A 20-year-old named Ali Abucar Ali died at the scene

Police were called on Friday evening to Albany Parade where they found the victims suffering from stab injuries.

Ali Abucar Ali was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman, who has been locally named as Betty Walsh, was taken to hospital, where she remains in a serious condition.

However, her injuries have been classed as not life-threatening.

Police at the scene in Albany Parade in Brentford, where a man has been killed and a pensioner is in a critical condition in hospital after they were stabbed in a street in west London

Police were called to the scene on Friday night

Paul Moore, who lives near to the scene of the attack, told Sky News he helped Ms Walsh after she was stabbed shortly before 8pm on Friday.

He said she had been “walking home from her friend’s house” when she was “stabbed in the back”.

He added: “She is a lovely woman. I’ve known her more than 30 years. Everyone knows her.”

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call 101 quoting reference CAD 6423/12Nov. To remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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