An 18-year-old man from Reading has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing of a man in Tilehurst on Halloween.

A 22-year-old died on Sunday from a stab wound to his chest, according to a post-mortem examination.

Thames Valley Police were called to Romany Lane at 10.40pm after reports of a stabbing.

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Hamzah Ahmed, aged 18, of Jubilee Road, Reading, has been charged with one count of murder.


Umer Arshad, aged 23, of Waterloo Road, Wokingham, has been charged with one count of perverting the course of justice.

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They are due to appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court today.

A 29-year-old man and two 19-year-old men, all from Reading, arrested on suspicion of murder have now been released under investigation.