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Kempston Murder Investigation Launched
Detectives from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit (MCU) have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a Kempston man.
Officers were called to an incident in Vineyard Way, Kempston, by colleagues from the Ambulance Service on Tuesday 14th May at 9.40pm following reports that two people had received stab wounds.
A man and woman, both in their 60s, have been taken to Bedford South Wing Hospital but the man was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. The woman suffered superficial injuries and was treated in hospital.
The victim’s family are being support by specialist officers at this time and Detective Chief Inspector Tim Redfearn of the Major Crime Unit, is keen to trace anyone who may have information relating to this inquiry.
Detective Chief Inspector Redfearn said: “We have launched a murder investigation and a team of detectives is now piecing together exactly what happened at the home in Vineyard Way last night.
“This is obviously an extremely difficult time for the victim’s family but our officers are working with them to establish what happened prior to the stabbing and who may be responsible for this.
“I would urge anyone who may have seen the incident itself or anyone with even the smallest piece of information to come forward and speak with the police in complete confidence, or alternatively, they can speak to members of the independent charity Crimestoppers, completely anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”
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