Boy 'Murdered' In Oxford

4 January 2018, 10:02


A murder investigation's started in Oxford after police got reports of a stabbing.

Officers were called to Friars Wharf at around 7.55PM on Wednesday night. 

Paramedics also went and the boy was taken to hospital, but he later died of his injuries. 

The victim is believed to be a 16-year-old boy from the Birmingham area.

His family has been told. 

Thames Valley Police launched an investigation, and have arrested a 25-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man, both from Oxford, on suspicion of murder. 

They're currently in custody. 

Officers are still in in the area, and a scene watch has been put in place while an investigation is carried out.

Seinor Investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard, of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation but we have already made two arrests.

“I understand that this incident will cause concern in the community, but I would like to reassure people that we are carrying out a full and thorough investigation.

“Members of the public can expect to see an increased police presence in the area in the coming days while our officers make enquiries.

“We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has any information which could relate to it, no matter how insignificant it may seem.

“If you have any details which you think could help our investigation, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101.”