A statement from the Leader of the Council

Published: Friday 20 October 2023

The police have launched a murder investigation after being called to Kensal Road, where a man found with stab wounds sadly later died from his injuries.

Council Leader Cllr Elizabeth Campbell has released the following statement.

Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Cllr Elizabeth Campbell said:

“I have been shocked and saddened by the news that a man was stabbed and killed in our community last night. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. 
“Council officers will be working alongside the police today to provide an increased presence in Kensal Road and the surrounding area to support and reassure residents. 
“There is no place for violence on our streets. I would like to reassure residents that we hear and understand their concerns over safety. We are working every day alongside the Police to make people feel safer with more visible on street uniformed presence and collaborative working with other authorities.”