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Man found murdered outside student halls in Acton

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A man has been found stabbed to death outside student halls in west London, police have said.

Officers were called to reports of a fight outside a University of the Arts London building in Acton on Thursday evening.

A man was found with stab wounds outside The Costume Store dormitory and died later in hospital.

The victim, aged in his 20s, has yet to be formally identified and police have begun a murder investigation.

Latest official figures show there were 1,782 knife crime-related injuries of people aged under 25 in London between September 2015 and September 2016.

There were 68 in Ealing, according to the Mayor of London's Office for Policing and Crime.

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