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Post mortem result following manslaughter – Reading

News   •   Apr 15, 2019 13:45 BST

A post mortem has taken place following the death of a man in Reading on Friday (12/4).

At about 11.30pm, officers were called to Friar Street in Reading, near Matchbox nightclub, after a report of an altercation between two men.

Officers attended the scene along with the ambulance service where a 48-year-old man had been punched, and had then fallen to the floor, hitting his head.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment but sadly died after arriving.

A post mortem took place yesterday (14/4) and concluded that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.

Formal identification of the man has not yet taken place.

If you have any details about this incident, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference 43190111645, or call Crimestoppers on 08000 555 111, or making a report online.

JA

Notes to Editors

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident. He has been released on police bail until 10 May.