Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder after man stabbed to death in fight

11 January 2020, 19:12

Mendip Heights, Didcot
Mendip Heights, Didcot. Picture: PA

By Maddie Goodfellow

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Didcot on Thursday.

Police were called to Mendip Heights in Didcot, Oxfordshire, at 3.46am on Thursday

Three men were found injured and taken to hospital.

One of the men, aged in his 40s, suffered multiple stab wounds and was later pronounced dead in hospital.

The two other victims, one in his 20s and the other in his 30s, were also taken to hospital, but have since been released.

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "An 18-year-old man from Didcot, a 19-year-old man from Oxford, an 18-year-old man from Bicester and a 16-year-old boy from Milton Keynes were arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and are currently in police custody."

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Blaik said: "This is a fast-moving investigation and we are continuing to pursue a number of enquiries.

"Last night, we made four arrests on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. They remain in police custody at this time.

"I would however like to repeat our appeal for anyone with any information to come forward and talk to police, if you have not already done so."

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