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Southall gas main capped, roads reopening

National Grid has confirmed that the gas main in Southall has now been capped and they have given London Fire Brigade the all clear to re-open the road. The affected main was a pipe into a disused building.


Area of West London evacuated after huge gas leak

Appeal to help find missing teen

Simran Edwin was wearing a green short sleeved t-shirt and blue trousers when she disappeared Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are renewing their appeal for information to help find a missing 15-year-old.

Simran Edwin was last seen outside her home in Southall at 11pm on Friday. She isn't believed to have her phone with her, or any money.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Ealing police.

Fairground victim formally identified

Police have formally identified the man stabbed to death at a fairground in Southall. 23-year-old Surjeet Singh died after a fight broke out at the fair on Monday. Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Surjeet Singh died from a neck wound Credit: Metropolitan Police

A post-mortem examination on Tuesday gave the cause of death as a single stab wound to the neck.

Detective Chief Inspector Russell Taylor, leading the investigation, said: "We still want to hear from people who can help us piece together the events that led up to this murder."


Man killed at Southall fairground named

Police investigating the murder of man in Southall have formally identified the victim as 23-year-old Surjeet Singh. Next of kin have been informed.

Mr Singh was stabbed in the neck during the large fight at a fairground in Southall Park on Monday.

London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance were called to the scene and treated Surjeet, however he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Seven men have been bailed to return on a date in late August.

New arrest in Southall fairground murder

A seventh man has been arrested in connection with a murder at a fairground in Southall.The man, aged 28, remains in custody at a west London police station. Of the six men arrested previously, two have been bailed pending further enquiries- the other four remain in custody.

A man died after being stabbed in the neck during the large fight at a fairground in Southall Park on Monday.

Pictures: Southall fairground murder scene

Detectives investigating the murder of a man at a fairground in west London are appealing for information.

Police cordon at the fairground where a man was murdered last night. Credit: ITV London / Piers Hopkirk

Two other men were stabbed in the mass brawl at the fairground in Southall.

So far six men have been arrested.

The fight broke out at around 9pm on Monday.

Police speak to bystanders by the police cordon in Southall. Credit: ITV London / Piers Hopkirk
Police officers search the fairground in Southall. Credit: ITV London / Piers Hopkirk

Detective Chief Inspector Russell Taylor of the Homicide and Serious Crime Command leading the investigation said:

"This was a large fight at a fairground in Southall Park and many people would have witnessed the attack as well as the aftermath.

"I would urge those people to contact officers so that we can piece together the events that lead up to this murder."

The fun fair sign at Southhall park. Credit: ITV London / Piers Hopkirk

An incident room has been opened and can be contacted on 0208 721 4868.

To remain anonymous Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555 111.

The incident is not being linked to the Notting Hill Carnival.

Officers at the scene in Southall. Credit: ITV London / Piers Hopkirk
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