A murder investigation has been launched after a 42-year-old man was stabbed to death.

Lennox Nigel Alcendor, from Cricklewood, was found in Anson Road, NW2 at around 6.45am on Friday, February 21 suffering a knife wound to the neck.

Emergency services attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 7.30am.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Saturday and his family have been informed, the Met Police said.

No arrests have been made and investigators said they are keeping an "open mind" about the motive.

Detective Chief Inspector Simon Stancombe, who is leading the investigation, said: "This murder took place on a residential street as many people were waking up and starting their day.

"My officers are waiting to take calls from anyone who may have heard an altercation and looked out to witness the incident or who may have captured any of the events leading up to, during, or following the murder on dash cam."

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who was walking or driving on Anson Road or nearby Cricklewood Avenue who may have seen an altercation or a fight.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.