BREAKING NEWS HAMPSHIRE SOUTHAMPTON

Police launch Murder Probe following Fatal Stabbing In Southampton

Southampton,Hampshire Tuesday 19th September 2017 A murder has been launched after a man was killed in a late-night incident in Southampton street. Armed police descended on Northam after a 39-year-old was assaulted on the junction of Union Road and Radcliffe Road, at around 11.50pm last night. The man was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where he later died. His next of kin have been informed. Southampton District Commander Superintendent Ali Heydari said: “My team will have a visible presence in the community today. "We understand that serious incidents such as this will be concerning. Please do speak to officers on patrol or call us at Southampton Central on 101.” People living in Radcliffe Road say the victim was stabbed a number of times before being taken to hospital. One resident said: "I heard a commotion and saw a man lying in the middle of the road being worked on by the ambulance service. "He had been stabbed several times and died. "It's absolutely shocking. You see this sort of thing on television but you don't expect to see it on your own doorstep. "People have had to tell their children there's been an accident. You can't tell them what really happened." Anyone with information should contact the Major Crime team at Southampton Central police station on 101 quoting Operation Stereo. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.©UKNIP

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 39-year-old man was assaulted in Southampton last night.

Police were called to a report of a seriously injured man on the junction of Union Road and Radcliffe Road, at around 11.50pm on 18 September.

The man was taken to Southampton General Hospital with significant injuries, where he later died. His next of kin have been informed.


It is believed this is a contained incident and a number of lines of enquiries are ongoing to detain a suspect.

Southampton District Commander Superintendent Ali Heydari said: “My team will have a visible presence in the community today. We understand that serious incidents such as this will be concerning. Please do speak to officers on patrol or call us at Southampton Central on 101.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44170362419’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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