The harrowing last moments of a 22-year-old man who was stabbed to death have been revealed.
Sven Badzak died in Kilburn after going out to buy some orange juice from Waitrose. A bag of shopping was found next to him as he lay motionless after the attack.
A 16-year-old boy was also stabbed in the attack and is fighting for his life in hospital.
Detective Chief Inspector Darren Jones, who leads the investigation, said: At this early stage we believe Sven and his friend became involved in an altercation with a group of males.
As this group chased the pair, Sven and his friend became separated.
Sven Badzak died after being stabbed in Kilburn (Image: Jasna Badzak)
Sven fell to the ground and was attacked by a number of the group. His friend was also attacked but managed to seek sanctuary in a shop however, he remains critically ill in hospital.
Officers and London Ambulance Service were called at around 5.40pm to reports of a stabbing in Willesden Lane on Saturday (February 6).
Paramedics performed CPR on Sven at the scene and he was taken to a Central London hospital but despite the best efforts of the emergency services he died there.
Sven studied at a string of prestigious private schools including Wetherby School in Notting Hill, where Princes Harry and William studied.
The crime scene in Kilburn (Image: David Nathan/@999London)
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Svens mum, Jasna Badzak, 49, told My London through tears that her son was the nicest of the nice kids.
She said: He was the most polite boy you could possibly imagine. The perfect manners, he spoke the perfect Queens English.
His headmaster was always on his side. Sven was just that kind of guy. He was beloved by everybody.
He always asked people how their day was, how their family is, if he could do something for them.
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If we passed ambulances in the car hed make us stop and ask if I could help as I was a doctor.
Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5580/6Feb.
Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.