Formal identification of murder victim confirmed – Milton Keynes
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Officers investigating the murder of a man in Milton Keynes are now in a position to confirm the formal identification of the victim as John Davies, aged 34, from Glebe Farm, Milton Keynes.
Mr Davies died as a result of his injuries following an incident in the underpass between Groveway and Newport Road in Wavendon Gate on 23 October.
A Home Office post-mortem examination took place yesterday (30/10) and the preliminary cause of death has been given as blunt force trauma to the head.
Mr Davies’ next of kin continue to be supported by specially-trained officers. Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.
Notes to editor: Wesley Atick, aged 25, of Buxton Close, Glebe Farm, Milton Keynes, has been charged with one count of attempted murder. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Aylesbury Crown Court on 4 December.
A 27-year-old woman from Milton Keynes was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. She has been bailed until 26 January.
Mr Davies’ family have also asked for the media to respect their privacy at this difficult time.