Man arrested in connection with murder investigation – High Wycombe
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Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit have made an arrest in connection with a murder investigation that was launched in High Wycombe on Tuesday (5/9).
A 23-year-old man, from High Wycombe, was arrested on suspicion of murder this morning (9/9) and remains in police custody.
On Tuesday (5/9) a murder investigation was launched following the discovery of 44-year-old Karl Stanislaus in Bowden Lane. He sadly died at the scene.
Following a Home Office post mortem examination conducted on Friday (8/9), it was ascertained that Mr Stanislaus died as a result of multiple stab wounds.
Head of Major Crime Detective Superintendent Kevin Brown said: “Our thoughts remain with the family of Mr Stanislaus, who are being supported by specially trained officers.
“We are continuing our investigation into the circumstances of his death, and an arrest has now been made.
“I would like to take this opportunity to again appeal to anybody who has any information to please get in touch with Thames Valley Police.
“You can do so in complete confidence by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43230398634.
“You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
“We are following a number of lines of enquiry, and I would like to reassure the local community that we are making progress.
“I would again re-iterate I’d like to hear from anybody who were using, or close to, Bowden Lane and its continuation footpath towards Sierra Road and Carolina Drive between 9pm and 10pm on Tuesday to contact us.
“In addition, I’d ask anyone who used the disused railway footpath than runs from the A40 London Road South that crosses Bowden Lane down to the junction of Bassetsbury Lane to get in touch. Anybody using these areas may hold valuable information, without knowing, regarding the incident, and I would urge them to please get in touch.
“There will continue to be a visible police presence in the area while our investigation continues, and they will be able to address any concerns anybody may have.”