man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

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man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

Postby Gino » Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:01 am

"SURREY Police has begun a murder investigation after a man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge on Tuesday 19 February at around 3pm.

The man, who was in his 50s, was taken by air ambulance to St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey where he died at 5.30pm.
The area has been cordoned off and Walton Bridge and Walton Lane have been closed while investigations continue.
A police dog unit and the Surrey Police helicopter have also been assisting officers with the investigation.'

More updates will follow, if anyone has any news to help Surrey Police please contact them asap
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Re: man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

Postby Gino » Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:26 am

UPDATE :

The man was stabbed and early indications lead police to believe that he might have known his attacker, though we do not know in what context or for how long.

He was attacked in the public toilets off Walton Bridge, a popular meeting place for men. The victim was gay and detectives are appealing for information not only from the general public, but also specifically from members of the gay community and other people who use these toilets. Anyone who was in the toilets or in the vicinity around 3 pm on Tuesday February 19th is asked to ring 0845 125 2222. You might not think you hold important information but please do call so that detectives can decide what is relevant to the investigation and build up a picture of what happened.

Surrey Police is aware that some members of the gay community might not wish to talk to police, but given the extremely violent nature of the attack, we would urge anyone with information to come forward. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and police do not need to know why callers were in the area at the time. If people prefer, they can ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to give their information anonymously.

Surrey Police cannot yet confirm the identity of the victim as some family members have yet to be informed of his death
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Re: man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

Postby Gino » Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:29 pm

Man arrested on suspicion of Walton murder
Surrey Police has arrested a man on suspicion of the murder in Walton yesterday afternoon.
The suspect, a 29 year old man from Walton on Thames handed himself in at Newbury police station just before midday today, 20 February. He will be questioned by detectives from the Surrey Major Crime Team.
The victim, who was 50 years old, has yet to be formally identified. He was attacked in the public toilets in Walton Lane, just off Walton Bridge at around 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon.
Police are still appealing for anyone with information which might help the investigation to contact them on 0845 125 2222 or to ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Re: man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

Postby Gino » Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:12 am

Man charged with Walton murder
A man has been charged with the murder of 50-year-old Peter Jeffrey Akers, known as ‘Jeff’, in Walton-on-Thames on Tuesday, 19 February.
Unemployed Mark Malone, aged 29, from Walton-on-Thames, will appear at Staines Magistrates Court tomorrow, Friday, 22 February.
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Re: man was assaulted in Walton Lane just off Walton Bridge

Postby Gino » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:02 pm

Mark Malone, aged 29, from Walton-on-Thames, appeared at Staines Magistrates Court last Friday, 22 February where he was remanded in custody, more information will be released soon
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