Oxford: Teenage Stabbing Now Murder

18 February 2014, 07:26

Police have charged a man with murder over the death of a 17 year old stabbed in Oxford

Connor Tremble was admitted to hospital following an incident at Fairacres Road, Oxford, at 6.45pm on Thursday (13/2), in which he was stabbed.

The 17-year-old died at the John Radcliffe, after a decision was made to turn off his life support.

20-year-old William Blencowe from Oxford Road in Banbury, arrested on Friday 14th February 2014 in Stratford-upon-Avon, has now been charged with murder.

A 21-year-old man from Birmingham was arrested on Saturday 15th February 2014 on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released without charge.

Tributes:

Statement released on behalf of Connor’s mother Lisa Tremble:

“Connor was a much-loved son, big brother, nephew and grandson. His death has ripped my heart into pieces and I feel I have been robbed of something priceless. I want justice for Connor and to appeal for anybody with information regarding his death to come forward.

“I urge you to think about the value and delicacy of life. I respectfully request that my family is given time to grieve on our own.”

Statement release on behalf of Connor’s father Martin Smith:

“Connor was a charming, happy-go-lucky boy, a dearly loved son, big brother and grandson and he will hold a place in my heart until the day that I die. Wherever he is, may he have found peace and comfort. He will be greatly missed.

“If anyone has any information which can help the investigation, please speak to the police.”