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Man found stabbed to death in Kensington street

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Image caption The victim was found with stab injuries on Logan Place in Kensington

A 19-year-old man has been stabbed to death in west London.

Police discovered the injured victim at about 03:20 GMT after they were called to Logan Place in Kensington over reports of a large number of vehicles in the area.

The officers gave first aid and paramedics were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Scotland Yard said another 19-year-old man was arrested nearby "in connection with the incident".

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Image caption Police are investigating whether a party being held in Earls Court Road is linked to the murder

Det Ch Insp Mark Cranwell said detectives believed a party was being held at a nearby address on Earls Court Road and they were "working to establish any link".

"Every fragment of information is beneficial to our investigation and I would urge anyone who may know something to contact police immediately," he said.

Thirteen people have been stabbed to death in London since the start of 2018.

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