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NINE MILE RIDE: Police release age of victim, road closures remain in place

Nine Mile Ride
Forensic police are carrying out an investigation on Nine Mile Ride

A POST mortem is being carried out this afternoon on a man who died in Nine Mile Ride yesterday.

Police have informed his next of kin, and confirmed that he was 27.

Earlier today, they said that two people have been arrested under suspicion of murder.

Both in their 20s, a man from Wokingham and a woman from Bracknell are currently in police custody after being arrested last night.

The arrests are in connection with the incident that took place in Nine Mile Ride on Monday, November 5.

The 27-year-old died at the roadside after suffering fatal injuries. It is not yet know what happened or how he died.

The area where the body was found is outside a mobile home park and opposite a row of houses.

A police cordon is in place and the road remains closed while police continue their investigations.

Floral tributes have started to arrive at the scene and police said that the victim’s next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

Detective Superintendent Ian Hunter, Head of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: “We have made two arrests in connection with this incident, and are continuing with our investigation.

“I would like to still appeal for anyone with any information relating to this incident, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting the reference 685 5/11.”

If you do not want to speak to police, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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