A BOY of 16 is in custody after a man was stabbed to death at a block of flats in Hayes last night.

The 46-year-old victim was found suffering from stab wounds to his body by police in St Dunstan's Close, Hayes, shortly before 9.35pm.

He was taken by ambulance to a central London hospital but was pronounced dead two hours later.

A post-mortem is due to take place soon. Police believe they know the man's identity and his next of kin have been informed.

The teenager is currently being questioned in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.