Murder investigation launched following incident in Slough yesterday evening

Northampton Avenue Slough | Hillingdon Today

The Major Crime Unit has launched a murder investigation after a man was killed yesterday evening in Slough.

At around 8.50pm yesterday (24 February) police were called to an incident at the junction of Sheffield Road and Northampton Avenue in Slough, which is believed to have started within a car and ended with a man being found unconscious on the street.

A man in his forties, was taken to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead a short while later. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody at this time.

Senior investigating officer Detective Superintendent Craig Kirby, said: “We have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a man tonight. Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this difficult time, and they are being supported.

“We have made one arrest in connection with this incident.  At this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection to this incident and we can confirm that those involved were known to each other.

“We would ask anyone who may have information, or those who may have CCTV or mobile phone footage of the incident to please come forward and contact 101 or report online, quoting reference 1916 of 24/2/2022. “Members of the public will see an increased police presence whilst we continue our enquiries, anyone with information or concerns can speak to one of our uniformed officers.”