Mother-of-one in her 20s is stabbed to death outside her family’s restaurant in west London as horrified neighbours … – Daily Mail
Pictured: Lilia Djairine, 24, has been named locally as the victim
An investigation has been launched after a woman was stabbed to death outside a restaurant on a busy west London street.
Police say they have arrested one man and are investigating.
The victim has been named locally as Lilia Djairine, a 24-year-old mother from west London.
It is believed she was killed in front of her family’s pizzeria in Hanwell.
Specialist officers cordoned off the scene around an abandoned child’s buggy outside the eatery.
A man seen crying nearby was described as Ms Djairine’s boyfriend by witnesses.
Neighbours speaking nearby said the crime levels in the capital were ‘spiralling out of control’.
A resident told Get West London: ‘This latest incident will maybe confirm to many now that matters are spiralling out of control.’
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene near The Viaduct pub at 12.50pm, and a spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police said the death was ‘unexplained’.
Pictured: Police have launched a murder probe after a woman was killed in broad daylight this afternoon
A tent has been erected outside the restaurant in west London while police investigate
Tragic: The victim of a stabbing outside a restaurant in Hanwell has been named locally as Lilia Djairine, a mother-of-one from London
She said: ‘Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 12:11hrs on Thursday, 19 July to reports of a seriously injured woman in Uxbridge Road, W7. Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
‘Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the woman, believed to be aged in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:50hrs.
‘Her next-of-kin has been informed. A post-mortem and formal identification will take place in due course. The death is being treated as unexplained at this early stage.
Emergency response: Specialist officers from the serious crime unit have been deployed to help with the investigation
Emergency services are pictured at the scene in Hanwell, where a woman has died and a murder investigation was launched
A woman died at the scene in West London, where one resident said the incident was an example of worsening crime in the capital
‘The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command has been informed as is routine. A man (no further details) was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody. A crime scene is in place. Enquiries continue.’
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: ‘We were called at 12:06pm today to Hanwell, to reports of an incident.
‘We sent an incident response officer, two single responders in cars and an ambulance crew. We also dispatched our hazardous area response team (HART) and London’s Air Ambulance by helicopter.
‘Sadly, despite our extensive efforts, a person died at the scene.’