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Fatal stabbing in Nottingham – murder investigation launched

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and made an arrest following a fatal stabbing.

Officers were called to Radford Boulevard, Radford, shortly before 3.50pm yesterday (Wednesday 10 August) responding to reports of a serious assault on a man.

A man, aged in his 40s, was treated at the scene by paramedics and was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

Formal identification has not yet taken place. The man’s family has been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.

Officers are investigating the circumstances and have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident. He remains in custody.

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Police have increased patrols in the area to provide reassurance to residents after a murder investigation was launched.

Enquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the death and multiple areas have been cordoned off while the investigation continues.

Detective Inspector Melanie Crutchley, who is leading the investigation, said: “We have a large team working tirelessly on this ongoing investigation and to understand the circumstances surrounding this incident.

“While we are following a number of lines of enquiry, we would ask anyone who has any information about what happened or who has any CCTV or dash-cam footage from the area at the time of this incident, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“We’ve increased reassurance patrols in the area and if anyone has any concerns we’d encourage them to speak to one of our officers.”

Anyone with any information which could help detectives with their investigation is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 481 of 10 August 2022. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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