Police issue further appeal following suspected murder in Rugby - The Rugby Observer

Police issue further appeal following suspected murder in Rugby

Rugby Editorial 1st Nov, 2019   0

DETECTIVES investigating a suspected murder in Rugby yesterday (Thursday October 31) have made a further appeal for information.

Police were called to Meadow Road shortly after 6pm following a report of a man in his 20s with suspected stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two young males aged 16 and 17 who were arrested on suspicion of murder remain in police custody.

A post-mortem and formal identification are due to take place.

Ch Insp Karl Faulkner from Warwickshire Police said: “A cordon remains in place on Meadow Road while enquiries continue.

“We’re appealing to anyone who may have witnessed a possible altercation in the bridge area of Parkfield Road at around 5.10pm yesterday, involving the passenger of a car and a cyclist.

“This is currently a line of enquiry and we would ask any witnesses or motorists with dashcam footage to please make contact.

“We will remain in the area over the coming days to conduct enquiries and provide reassurance, and if anyone has any concerns please do speak with an officer.

“Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this difficult time.”

Anyone with information about the incidents in Meadow Road or Parkfield Road is asked to contact Warwickshire Police by calling 101 quoting incident 376 of October 31, or Crimestoppers anonymously via www.crimestoppers-uk.org or on 0800 555 111.

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