A £20,000 reward is being offered for information to catch the killers of a teenage dad murdered in Heston nine years ago today.

Jason Paul, 18, was stabbed to death outside flats in Convent Way at approximately 2pm on October 2 2000.

Mr Paul, who lived in Southall with his family, had a daughter who was three-months old at the time of his death.

Police have issued a new appeal for information regarding a group of Asian men, thought to be between six and eight strong and aged 20-25 years, who were seen in Convent Way at around 1.30pm on the day of the murder and have put up the cash sum for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the murder Officers - who arrested seven men in connection with the investigation between October and November 2000 but released them all with no further charge - will be in the area around Convent Way today handing out leaflets and speaking to people to gain information or trace any further witnesses.

Detective chief inspector Lee Presland, of the homicide and serious crime command, said: "Nine years have passed since Jason was murdered and his family is still desperate to know who killed him and see justice done.

“It may be that the circumstances of someone who was present at the murder, or knows who was involved, have changed over the last nine years and they may now feel that they can come forward.

"If you have any information about what happened that day I would urge you to speak to us in the strictest of confidence."

Anyone with information is asked to ring the incident room on 020 8358 0400 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.