'Caring and beloved' victim of Maida Vale stabbing named by police

The victim of a fatal stabbing in Westminster has been named as 18-yr-old Ahmed Yasin-Ali.
Ahmed Yasin-Ali Credit: Met Police

Tributes have been paid to a “caring” and “beloved” 18-year-old who was fatally stabbed in west London.

Ahmed Yasin-Ali was found injured in Elmfield Way, Maida Vale, at around 12.30am on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police said.

Police officers gave him first aid and land and air ambulance crews were called, but he died in hospital shortly after 1am.

In a statement issued by Scotland Yard, his family said:

A memorial appeal launched on GoFundMe has nearly reached its £10,000 target.

Det Chief Insp Vicky Tunstall said Ahmed’s family were devastated by the loss of their "son and brother and we are working tirelessly to investigate the circumstances surrounding his murder."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD reference 185/15Jul, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.