Murder Investigation

At 19:24 this evening, Friday 21 October 2016, police responded to a report of a stabbing at Vauxhall Gardens in St Helier, following a call from the Ambulance Service.

On arrival officers and paramedics located a man with apparent multiple stab wounds in the driveway to Vauxhall Gardens, Vauxhall Street.

Following initial immediate treatment at the scene, the victim was conveyed to hospital where it was confirmed that he had died at 20:23.

Simultaneously, a suspect was identified in a nearby property and following brief negotiation with officers he was safely detained by Firearms Officers and now remains in police custody.

A murder investigation has commenced, which includes initial deployment of Crime Scene Investigators.

No one else is being sought in relation to this incident.

No further details will be released this evening. A further update will be issued Saturday 22 October 2016.


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