Southall ‘murder’: First picture of boy, 16, stabbed to death over ‘Gucci bag’ in West London

A 16-year-old boy who died after being stabbed in Hounslow last night (November 24) has been pictured for the first time.

Rishmeet Singh died after being stabbed on a residential street in Southall, West London.

Police were called to Raleigh Road at 9.07pm on Wednesday (November 24) to reports of a stabbing.

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Despite the best efforts of emergency services, Rishmeet died at the scene a short time later.

Friends believe Rishmeet was stabbed over a fake Gucci pouch he always wore, reports the Evening Standard.

Rishmeet passed away at the scene despite the best efforts of the emergency services

Police set up a cordon on Raleigh Road, which still remains, and forensics have been collecting evidence throughout today.

A resident nearby said he saw the police cars arrive at 9pm last night and questioned why anyone would carry a knife.

Mr Nadeem said: “My condolences to the poor boy’s family, when will this stop? Why are people carrying knives with them in this estate?

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There have been no arrests as yet and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 7200/24Nov.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you would like to pay a tribute to Rishmeet, feel free to email [email protected] to have your voice heard

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