27th May, 2019

Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in Smith's Wood

Sarah Mason 1st Apr, 2019

A MURDER investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Smith’s Wood.

Police were called to Arran Way just after 11.15pm on Friday (March 29) to reports of a man being stabbed.

A 24-year-old was found at the scene with critical injuries and despite the best efforts of medics he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A cordon was in place to allow for investigations to be carried out in the area.

Detective Inspector Michelle Allen from the force’s homicide team, said: “A man has sadly lost his life and we are working hard to establish the circumstances around what happened.

“The investigation is in its early stages, and we’re keen to hear from anyone who can help us piece together the circumstances leading up to the attack.

“If you were in Arran Way at the time, please contact us as you may have vital information about what happened.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and quote log number 2959 of 29/03/19.

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