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Tragic Stabbing Incident in Nuneaton

On Saturday, June 8, a horrifying incident unfolded outside the Ropewalk shopping centre on Queens Road in Nuneaton Town Centre. A 25-year-old man, identified as Tom Ellis from St Nicholas Park in Nuneaton, suffered a fatal stab wound shortly before 9.30pm.

Tragic Stabbing Incident In Nuneaton

Victim’s Identity and Investigation

With the family’s consent, authorities have formally identified the victim as Tom Ellis. He was rushed to the hospital by ambulance but tragically succumbed to his injuries. A post-mortem examination will be conducted as part of the ongoing investigation.

Murder Investigation Underway

Warwickshire Police have launched a murder investigation, and a dedicated team of detectives is actively pursuing leads. Proactive efforts include reviewing CCTV footage and interviewing witnesses.

Arrests Made

Two suspects have been apprehended in connection with the incident. Both are juveniles – a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy from Nuneaton – and they are currently held on suspicion of murder.

Appeal for Information

Authorities urge anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant information, especially those with access to CCTV or dashcam footage, to come forward. The incident is referred to as “Incident 318 of Saturday, June 8.”

  • Online Reporting: Visit
  • Phone: Call 101
  • Anonymous Tips: Contact CrimeStoppers at 0800 555 111

Community Response

Chief Inspector Kris Shore expressed deep concern about the violence occurring in the heart of their community. “This is a tragic incident of senseless violence,” he stated. “We will not rest until we identify, arrest, and charge those responsible.”

Warwickshire Police officers are available in the town centre for anyone willing to share information that could aid the investigation.

“Our thoughts are with Tom’s family,” Chief Inspector Shore added. “We will provide them with unwavering support throughout the investigation and legal proceedings.”

Knife Awareness

In light of this tragedy, authorities emphasise the importance of reporting suspicions related to knife possession. If you believe someone you know is carrying a knife, don’t hesitate to contact CrimeStoppers anonymously at 0800 555 111 or visit

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