Boy, 15, died ‘minutes’ after being stabbed at Slough skate park ‘in row with teen’ as others FILMED it

Boy, 15, died ‘minutes’ after being stabbed at Slough skate park ‘in row with teen’ as others FILMED it

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A MURDER probe has been launched after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a skate park in Slough yesterday evening.

Cops were called to Salt Hill Park in Slough at around 6.30pm yesterday. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teenager died shortly after 6.30pm on Saturday at Salt Hill Park in Slough
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Detectives believe the boy was stabbed after a clash with another boy.

Police believe the incident was recorded on a mobile phone and has pleaded for those with footage to hand it over to cops.

Thames Valley Police said his family have been informed and are being helped by specially trained officers.

No arrests have been made.

Salt Hill Park has been cordoned off as detectives comb the scene for evidence.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Shearwood said: “We have launched a murder investigation following this incident and our officers are at the scene carrying out inquiries in order to locate those responsible for this crime.

“I believe that a number of other people were in the skate park at the time this occurred, so I would like to appeal to anyone who saw this incident to come forward, if they have not already done so.

“I would particularly like to appeal to anyone who has any mobile phone footage of the incident or knows who is responsible for this crime.

“If you have any information or footage which you think could help our investigation, please do the right thing, come forward and speak to us.

“I understand that there will be a lot of concern in the community about this offence, but I would like to reassure people that we believe this to be an isolated incident and that a full investigation is under way.

“Members of the public might see an increased police presence in the area, and anyone with any questions should feel free to approach them.”


A police spokesman added: “We are aware of filming taking place during this incident but as yet, that footage has not yet reached the hands of the police.

“The office in charge of the murder investigation is very keen to encourage those with footage to give it to the major crime team so that they can have a clearer picture of what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference number 1240 of September 21.

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