Tribute To Woman Killed in Reading

7 November 2017, 10:00

Simone Grainger

The family of Simone Grainger, who died in Calcot on Saturday say they are 'lost in grief on an unprecedented scale'.

They go on to say "Our angel Simone was a young mother, daughter, sister, cousin, granddaughter, niece and a friend to so many. 

She was beautiful and kind and put so much into being all those things. Anyone who new Simone will share our loss and feel the anguish and pain that has ripped through us all at this time. 

Torn away from us in such tragic terms, our memories are all we are left with. Over the coming days and weeks, we as a family will somehow learn to rebuild, protect and love the two precious little ones left behind. 

We miss you so much Simone, your smile and spirit will never leave us. Rest in peace Angel." 

Officers were called on Saturday at about 3.30pm by the ambulance service after a 30-year-old woman was found at a property in Windsor Way with serious head injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards and a murder investigation was started. 

A 32-year-old man from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody. 

A scene watch is in place at the property while officers continue the investigation. 

Investigating officer, Detective Superintendent Justin Fletcher, said: “I understand that people in the community will be very concerned about this incident, but I would like to reassure them that we are in the process of carrying out a full investigation, and that we have made an arrest in connection with the incident. “People in the area will likely see an increased police presence while officers are at the site. 

“If anyone has any details which could relate to this incident, I would ask that they call 101.”