A 42-YEAR-OLD man from Slough will appear in court following a fatal attack at Reading train station.

Kirkpatrick Virgo, of Whitby Road, Slough, has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon following the incident.

The charges relate to the death of 24-year-old Thomas Parker, who was attacked at the station on Saturday, July 30, following an altercation on a train.

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Virgo, who appeared at Reading Magistrates Court today (August 1), will appear at Reading Crown Court tomorrow (August 2).

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Langley, of British Transport Police, said: “Our investigation continues at pace and a man appeared at court this morning charged in connection to Mr Parker’s death.

“I would like to encourage any witnesses who haven’t already spoken to police to get in touch with us as soon as possible by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 665 of 30/07/22.”