Reading: A 17-year-old boy is accused of murder in connection to the stabbing death of 22 year old man on Halloween.
- Boy, 17, charged with murder of 22-year-old man in Reading on Sunday
- On Wednesday night, he was taken into custody and was charged with three offenses
- Reece Heffernan was stabbed to death in Tilehurst, according to police
- The boy will make his appearance at the Reading Magistrates’ Court on Saturday
The murder of 22-year old man, Halloween Stabbing in Reading by a 17-year-old boy was the subject of an arrest.
Reece Heffernan, from Tilehurst, has been confirmed as the stabbing victim by police.
The cause of his death was determined by a post-mortem.
Thames Valley Police reported Wednesday that the boy aged 17 was detained by police on Wednesday and charged him with one count each of murder and perverting the course or justice.
His appearance is scheduled for Saturday at the Reading Magistrates’ Court.
Police have confirmed that Tilehurst resident Reece Heffernan was the victim of the stabbing. Pictured: Reading police at crime scene
Thames Valley Police (TVP), said that the boy aged 17 was taken into custody on Wednesday night. He is being charged with murder, perverting justice, and possession of a bladed article. Picture: A policewoman guards the crime scene in Reading.
This comes just two days after the investigation led to two arrests.
Hamzah Ahmed (18) of Reading has been charged for murder. Umer Arshad (23), from Wokingham has been accused of perverting justice.
A 29-year old man was added to the force, as well as two 19-years-old men. They were all Reading residents and had been arrested under suspicion of murder. Since then, they have been placed on investigation.
A 29-year old man was added to the force, as well as two 19-years-old men. All three were from Reading and had been arrested under suspicion of murder. They have been freed since then. Pictured: Detectives working at Tilehurst’s murder scene, Reading
Hamzah Ahmed (18) from Reading has been charged for murder. Umer Arshad (23), is charged with perverting justice. After the stabbing that resulted in the death of Hamzah Ahmed, 18, from Reading, the police closed off Tilehurst Road.