POLICE have officially revealed the name of the man who was stabbed to death in Caversham on Valentine's Day.

The 24-year-old has been formally identified as Yannick Cupido.

The Chronicle first reported tributes to the victim days ago, but detectives are now in a position to officially publish a name.

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Yannick died in Reading on Sunday after being stabbed in one of the latest incients in the town.

Officers were called at around 12.55am on Sunday to Managua Close in Caversham, where Yannick was found with a stab wound to the chest and sadly died at the scene.

A post mortem took place yesterday (February 16) and the cause of death was given as a stab wound to the left lung and pulmonary artery.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Inspector Mike Roddy, of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with Yannick’s family at this incredibly difficult time, and they continue to receive support from specially trained officers.

“We are continuing to appeal for information relating to this incident. If you have any details which you think could be helpful to our investigation, no matter how insignificant they may appear to you, please get in touch by calling us on 101, quoting reference number 43210062322.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.”

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Two men have since been arrested in this case.

One 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Another 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and has been released under investigation.