A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed with a knife in Didcot.

Officers were called at 3.46am to Mendip Heights to reports of a fight involving a group of men.

Three of the men were injured during the incident and were taken to hospital for treatment.

One of them, aged in his forties, was later pronounced dead and a murder investigation was launched.

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The victim received multiple stab wounds. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The two other victims, one man in his twenties and another man in his thirties, are in serious but stable conditions in hospital.

Police believe there were more than three men involved in the fight.

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The locations of the police cordons in the area, marked on Google Maps

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Blaik said: “This is a tragic incident in which a person has lost their life after being attacked with a knife.

“This murder will shock the local community, but I want to reassure residents that we are carrying out a thorough investigation and we are determined to bring the perpetrators to justice."

Residents were shocked to see such a heavy police and forensics presence on their doorsteps.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward to help with its investigation.


If you have any information call 101 or speak to any officers at the scene. Please quote investigation reference number 107 (9/1).