Police were called to an address on Lakeside Drive, near Hanger Lane station, at 2am on Friday (October 20) where they found a 29 year old man with stab injuries.
The London ambulance service worked to save the man’s life but he was pronounced dead shortly before 3am.
The man was identified by neighbours as a Nigerian named “Johnny” but police are yet to formally identify him.
Meanwhile, the victim’s next of kin are being informed and post-mortem examination results are being awaited
A 21 year old woman, reported to be the man’s girlfriend who was at the scene of the stabbing, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to a police station.
The man’s death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Officers from Brent CID and detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating the stabbing and enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.