UPDATE: Fresh details emerge after man dies in car park stabbing

A man has died after being stabbed in the underground car park at Tesco in Slough.

Police were called to the car park in Wellington Street at 12.30pm this afternoon after getting reports that a man had been stabbed.

A South Central Ambulance Service team rushed the victim to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Royal Borough Observer:

His next of kin is yet to be told.

Head of the force’s Major Crime Unit, Detective Superintendent Ian Hunter said: “This is a shocking incident in which a man has lost his life.

“Our task now is to find out what happened and bring the offender or offenders to justice.

“The victim’s next of kin are yet to be informed, so I would urge the media and the public not to speculate on the victim’s identity until his next of kin has been informed and he has been formally identified.

Royal Borough Observer:

“I understand that this incident will cause concern in the community but I want to reassure all residents that the Major Crime Unit has commenced an extensive investigation.

“We are already reviewing CCTV, taking witness statements and carrying out forensic examinations.

“However, we also need the help of the public. If you have any information you think might aid our investigation, if you saw or heard anything suspicious or have mobile phone, dashcam or CCTV footage then please contact the force.

Royal Borough Observer:

“There is a scenewatch in place, with the underground car park at Tesco currently closed. We would ask people to avoid the area at this time while we carry out vital enquiries.

“The Major Crime Unit is being supported by our colleagues in the Slough local policing area. If you have any questions or concerns then please speak to an officer.”

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Slough Borough Council tweeted: “We are deeply saddened by this incident. Please help police with their enquiries if you can.”

Call 101 quoting reference number 487 (8/5) or make a report online.