Two men have been charged in connection with the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man in the Tilehurst suburb of Reading on Sunday, police said.
They are due to appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Friday.
⚠️Murder investigation update⚠️
Two men charged in connection with the murder of a man in Romany Lane, Reading on Sunday.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Reece Heffernan. Our thoughts remain with his family.
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Police confirmed the victim as Reece Heffernan from Tilehurst, with a post-mortem concluding the cause of death to be a stab wound to his chest.
“Our thoughts remain with his family at this difficult time and we continue to support them,” TVP said in a statement.
The force added a 29-year-old man and two 19-year-old men, all from Reading, who were arrested on suspicion of murder have since been released under investigation.