£12.5mill townhouse where bouncer stabbed to death one of the world's most ...

A bouncer at a party in one of Britain’s most exclusive student houses was stabbed to death yesterday as 2019 got off to a bloody start in London.

The guard was trying to stop a group of gatecrashers from entering a private bash in the £12.5million Mayfair townhouse when he was knifed.

Two other security staff, aged 37 and 29, and a 29-year-old woman who tried to help them close the 10ft solid oak door to the building were also stabbed during the incident at around 5.30am yesterday.

Police outside the Grosvenor House Suites in Park Lane, London after a security guard was stabbed to death and three others injured as they tried to bar a group of men from entering a New Year's Eve party

Police outside the Grosvenor House Suites in Park Lane, London after a security guard was stabbed to death and three others injured as they tried to bar a group of men from entering a New Year's Eve party

The 3,540 sq ft luxury three-bedroom townhouse in London's Mayfair has eye-watering rental price of £4,000 a week

The 3,540 sq ft luxury three-bedroom townhouse in London's Mayfair has eye-watering rental price of £4,000 a week

The guard was trying to stop a group of gatecrashers from entering a private bash in the £12.5million Mayfair townhouse (pictured) when he was knifed

The guard was trying to stop a group of gatecrashers from entering a private bash in the £12.5million Mayfair townhouse (pictured) when he was knifed

The house (pictured) features views of Hyde Park, glass floors, its own 24-hour concierge and a roof terrace. It is one of the world¿s most expensive student houses, costing £4,000 a week to rent

The house (pictured) features views of Hyde Park, glass floors, its own 24-hour concierge and a roof terrace. It is one of the world’s most expensive student houses, costing £4,000 a week to rent

Police believe revellers filmed the attack on their phones outside the luxury three-bedroom house (pictured) which had been hired out for a New Year¿s Eve party

Police believe revellers filmed the attack on their phones outside the luxury three-bedroom house (pictured) which had been hired out for a New Year’s Eve party

Police officers were filmed holding an alleged suspect at the incident in Mayfair, London

Police officers were filmed holding an alleged suspect at the incident in Mayfair, London

Police believe revellers filmed the attack on their phones outside the luxury three-bedroom house which had been hired out for a New Year’s Eve party.

The house features views of Hyde Park, glass floors, its own 24-hour concierge and a roof terrace. It is one of the world’s most expensive student houses, costing £4,000 a week to rent.

It is understood to have been used for swingers’ parties in the past. Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge said: ‘It appears the deceased and the two injured males were working as security staff for the party.

‘They were attacked by a group of males who were outside trying to enter. The female was also attacked as she assisted the security staff in closing the front door.

‘This shocking

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