Police have named a man who was stabbed to death in Reading on Halloween as Tilehurst resident Reece Heffernan.

Thames Valley Police were called to Romany Lane on Sunday at 10:40pm following reports of a stabbing.

Mr Heffernan, 22, died from a stab wound to the chest, according to a post-mortem examination.

A spokesperson from Thames Valley Police said: “Our thoughts remain with his family at this difficult time and we continue to support them.”

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Two men will appear in Reading Magistrates’ Court today in connection with the incident.

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

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

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.