Homicide investigation underway after cyclist chased by four men in Slough | British news

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A homicide investigation has been launched after a 21-year-old cyclist was hit and killed by four men after he collided with the car they were driving in Slough.

Thames Valley Police have established that after the man crashed the car, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, in Earls Lane, four men exited the vehicle and chased him into Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked.

Officers and paramedics attended the scene after receiving a call at around 8.50pm on Sunday, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 9.45pm.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers, Thames Valley Police said.

The lead investigating officer, DCI Andy Howard, from the Major Crime Unit at Thames Valley Police, said: “This is a tragic and shocking incident which has resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man. Details at this very early stage are limited, including descriptions of the offenders.

“It is therefore incredibly important that we hear from everyone who witnessed part of this incident. If you saw the offense itself, or if you saw a black VW Golf driving in the area before or after the incident, please contact us.

“The vehicle may very well have damage as a result of the collision. We would be particularly interested in hearing from anyone who has dash-cam, CCTV or doorbell footage that might be relevant.

“Our officers are on the scene and will remain so as our investigation continues. I understand that a serious incident like this can cause a lot of concern in the community, but a detailed and thorough investigation is ongoing and at this time there is no , that suggests there is some greater risk to the public. If any members of the community have concerns, please speak to one of our officers on site.”

The suspected murder came after police found the bodies of two men in a park in Slough on Saturday in an unrelated incident.

Officers were called to Baylis Park at around 4.40pm on Saturday where they discovered the body of a 65-year-old man. Shortly after 8am on Sunday, the body of another man, believed to be in his 40s, was found by another member of the public nearby.

The force is treating the deaths as sudden and unexplained but not suspicious.

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