A teenage victim who died in a stabbing at Northwick Park has been named.

Jamalie Maleek Deacon Matthew, 17, was found suffering from stab injuries on Thursday (November 12) at 3.30pm in Northwick Park.

He was given first aid at the scene by officers before the London Ambulance Service arrived.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead at 4.31pm.

The victim was from the Harrow area and his next of kin have been informed. Northwick Park station remains closed while police carry out an investigation outside the station.

He became the sixteenth teenager to be murdered in the capital this year.

His family, said: "The whole family is deeply saddened and utterly devastated about the passing of Jamalie. We all knew of his ambition to study Law, and coming to terms with the tragedy that has unfolded still feels so surreal. We are pleading with the public to share any piece of information regarding this incident."

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Topping, said: “I am urging anyone who witnessed the moments leading up to Jamalie’s murder, or the stabbing itself, to come forward and speak with us. A young man has lost his life in the most tragic and needless of circumstances. His, and his family’s future, has been taken from them.

“I need to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time; I am certain that someone has that piece of information that will help us to trace the person responsible. Please do the right thing, and come forward.”

There have been no arrests made at this time and enquiries continue.

Anyone who has information, video or images that could assist police is asked to call the incident room on 020 8358 0100 or via 101 quoting reference Cad 4735/12Nov.

Alternatively contact anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.