Sunday, April 1, 2012

Teenager, 18, arrested on suspicion of murder after 29-year-old man is stabbed in the chest in Oxford

A teenager was being quizzed on suspicion of murder today after a man was fatally stabbed in the chest.

Paramedics found the 29-year-old victim bleeding heavily from a stab wound to the chest and quickly called police to the scene of the attack.

The man was rushed to hospital where doctors battled to save his life but he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives then launched a full-scale murder investigation and shortly afterwards arrested an 18-year-old man.

He was this morning being held in custody on suspicion of carrying out the brutal murder.

Police and paramedics had been called to leafy St Martin's Road in Rose Hill, Oxford, at 11.25 last night after the alarm was raised that a man had been stabbed.

He was taken by ambulance to the nearby John Radcliffe Hospital, where he died soon afterwards. Read More