Faringdon Schoolboy Died From Stab Wounds

A post-mortem examination has found a schoolboy found dead in Oxfordshire died from stab wounds to his chest.

The youngster was discovered on Bromsgrove Cottages in Faringdon on Tuesday.

A 40-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail until April 12th.

Senior Investigating Officer, Det Ch Insp, Ailsa Kent of Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: “We continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the child’s death.

“At this time no formal identification has taken place, so I am not able to name the child.

“You will appreciate that this is a difficult time for his family and we continue to work with them and offer support as the investigation continues.”

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