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Man stabbed to death beside Hayes tennis courts

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Image caption The man was stabbed in Rosedale Park in west London

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death by tennis courts in a west London park.

Harjit Singh Dulai , 44, from Uxbridge, west London, was attacked in Rosedale Park, off Albion Road, Hayes at about 18:40 GMT on Wednesday.

He was taken to a central London hospital by paramedics but was pronounced dead at about 20:30 GMT.

The four men remain in custody at different west London police stations.

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One of the men was arrested at the scene while the other three were arrested shortly after.

Det Ch Insp Noel McHugh said he believed the victim had "attended the venue to meet a person, or persons" but police needed to "establish what happened next".

"I would appeal for any witnesses who saw this attack, or the events surrounding the attack, to come forward," he said.

The man's next of kin have been informed.

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