Man charged with murder following fatal stabbing in west London

Taz Ali, PA
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A 31-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in west London.

Renato Geci, 21, died in the early hours of Monday morning after being found seriously injured following reports of a disturbance in Granville Avenue, Hounslow.

Police also found a second man aged in his 20s at the scene who had also suffered stab wounds and has since been released from hospital.

Shaddai Smith, from Romford, east London, was charged on Friday with murder as well as wounding with intent and burglary.

He appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, where his case was sent to the Old Bailey for a hearing on Tuesday.

A 27-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail to a date in mid-April, the Metropolitan Police said.