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Slough murder investigation update

Alert message sent 22/09/2019 12:06:00

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Thames Valley Police is continuing to investigate after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Salt Hill Park, Slough yesterday (21/9).
The incident happened at about 6.30pm following an altercation involving a group of males.
The victim sustained a stab wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. His family continue to receive support from specially trained officers.
Formal identification has not yet taken place. A post mortem is scheduled to take place later today.
Detective Chief Inspector Andy Shearwood of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit said: “This is a fast moving investigation and we have made an early arrest as we continue to carry out our enquiries.
“The arrested person is a 15 year-old boy and he is currently in police custody.
“Our investigation is continuing and our officers are working to ensure we identify all of those responsible for this offence.
“Members of the public will see an increased police presence in the area today as we continue to carry out enquiries.
“I would like to further reassure people that we believe that all of those involved in this incident were known or associated with each other, and that this was not a random attack.
“I would also like to continue to appeal to anyone who knows anything about this incident to come forward and speak to police. Your information could be vital to our investigation and in bringing those responsible to justice.
“Anyone with any details which could be relevant to us should call 101, quoting reference number 1240 21/9.”
Alternatively, people can make a report anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or on the Thames Valley Police website.
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Jack Abell (Police , Press officer, Forcewide)

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