Murder investigation launched after man, 61, attacked in Hounslow


etectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died following a suspected attack in west London.

Mehmood Shamshi, 61, died in hospital after being found injured in Staines Road, Hounslow at 12.40am on August 18.

Police believe he was attacked two hours earlier near the junction of Cromwell Road.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died three days later. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder and bailed.

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin, leading the investigation, said: “Mehmood’s family and friends have been left devastated by his death and we are working hard to work out the sequence of events that led to him sustaining injuries, which we believe ultimately led to his death.

“I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area, including drivers who may have any dash cam footage, of Staines Road near to the junction of Cromwell Road on 17 August between 10.30pm and 11.30pm, who may have seen anything suspicious.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 0208 785 8244, quoting Op Tinos or 101 and quote CAD 212/18Aug. Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0300 555 111

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