Tyrone Pinnock Death – The Metropolitan Police have identified the victim of an attack that resulted in the murder of a man who was stabbed to death on a popular footbridge in west London. The force is currently appealing for witnesses. The body of 36-year-old Tyrone Pinnock was discovered with stab wounds on Kensal Road on Thursday evening at 6.40 o’clock by a member of the public who then waved down a passing police vehicle.
The Metropolitan Police Department stated that he had been targeted on a busy footbridge that crosses the neighboring Harrow Road. As the victim lay on the ground, witnesses heard other bus passengers screaming “he’s been stabbed” in desperation as the victim was gravely injured. Officers administered first aid and asked for assistance from paramedics of the London Ambulance Service, however, Mr. Pinnock was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident.
The Metropolitan Police identified him in public on Saturday, even though the official identification has not yet taken place. According to the statement made by the force, members of Mr. Pinnock’s family have been notified and are receiving support from police who have received specialized training. There has not been a single arrest made as of yet.
The investigation is being led by detectives from the Specialist Crime Command of the Metropolitan Police Department, and they are interested in speaking with anyone who may have information regarding the stabbing. On Thursday between the hours of 5 and 7 o’clock, they are especially interested in speaking with anyone who was traveling on Harrow Road between Bravington Road and Third Avenue.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Rawlinson said: “This happened in the early evening on a busy footbridge that crosses Harrow Road. Several people have spoken to us already and I want to hear from anyone who saw the incident or has any information that could help our investigation.
The family will release Tyrone Pinnock’s obituary and funeral arrangements at a later date.
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