Two Ealing Men Held After Man Murdered in High Wycombe
Police describe killing of 20-year-old man as ‘targeted attack’
Two 37-year-old men from Ealing have been arrested after a man was killed in High Wycombe on Saturday Night (22 August) in what police are describing as a targeted attack.
The pair are being been held on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.
A man in his twenties was found dead on Church Street, High Wycombe. He has yet to be formally identified but his next of kin have been informed.
Two hours after the arrest of the men from Ealing, a 36-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man from Beaconsfield were also detained.
Senior Investigating Officer, Det Chief Insp Ailsa Kent from the Major Crime Unit, said, “We are in the early stages of this investigation and we currently have two men in custody who are being questioned by detectives in connection with this death.
“At this time we believe that this was a targeted attack. Residents will understandably be shocked by what happened here last night. I would like to reassure you that this appears to have been an isolated incident involving people who were known to each other.
“Officers remain in the High Wycombe town centre today conducting enquiries and gathering evidence at the scene.
“I would ask that anyone who has any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, calls Thames Valley Police immediately via the 101 number.”
Anyone who has any information about this incident please call Thames Valley Police immediately via the 101 number. If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.
August 26, 2015