3 Arrests Over Murder Of Albanian Man In Southampton

Police have arrested three people on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed in Southampton.

Shkelzen Dauti Genny dead Southampton stab

Shkelzen Dauti, better known as Genny, was 21 and originally from Albania.

He was discovered in Gilpin Close in Thornhill early on Saturday morning (11 March 2017) and died later in hospital.

Hampshire Police said:

'Detectives investigating the murder of a 21-year-old man in Southampton have arrested three people on suspicion of murder.

'Hampshire Constabulary's Major Crime Team have today, Monday 13 March, arrested a 30-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old man on suspicion of the murder of Shkelzen Dauti aka 'Genny.'

'We were called at 1.38am on Saturday 11 March after Genny was found in the road on Gilpin Close having suffered a stab wound to his chest. He was later pronounced dead at Southampton General Hospital.'

Detective Chief Inspector Ellie Hurd from Hampshire Constabulary's Major Crime Team said: 

"We continue to appeal to those who knew Genny to get in contact with us so that we can better understand Genny's life here in Southampton.

"We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw or spoke with Genny during Friday into the early hours of Saturday. We urge anyone with information that could assist us with this investigation to call 101 quoting Operation Siskin or 44170091405.

"We have increased our patrols in the area this week to ensure residents feel reassured and safe. In this time, we will continue to make house to house enquiries and hope our visibility in the community will give residents the opportunity to approach us with any concerns they may have."

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers and leave information anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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