Investigation into the MURDER in the village Southampton after a man was taken to hospital with a stab wound.

The man, a 19-year-old from Southampton, was rushed to hospital after what was described at the time as a serious assault in Langhorne Road.

The incident happened just after noon on Sunday.

But it has now emerged that he suffered a stab wound to the chest and was later pronounced dead.

His next of kin have been informed and are being accompanied by specialists.


Five people have now been arrested on suspicion of murder; A 46-year-old man from Bursledon, a 20-year-old man from Bursledon, a 20-year-old man from Hamble, a 23-year-old man from Eastleigh and a 35-year-old man from Lambeth.

At the moment, they remain in police custody while the investigation continues.

A crime the scene remains in place on Langhorn Road, Swaythling and officers are patrolling the area.

Armed police were also seen at a property in Avenue Le Marechal, Bursledon, while officers also attended an address in Westfield Road, Hamble.

Cardon on Langhorne Road, Swetling.

Detective Chief Inspector Danielle Daltrey said: “Firstly, I would like to express my condolences to the family of the deceased.
“We take all incidents of serious violence in Southampton very seriously and officers are now carrying out extensive inquiries to establish the exact circumstances of what happened.

“The investigation is at an early stage but at this stage we do not believe there is a wider risk to the public.
“Now we are asking for eyewitnesses to the incident.
“Did you see what happened or notice anyone acting suspiciously in the area?

Daily Echo: Ambulance seen after serious attack in Sweatling.An air ambulance is seen following a serious attack in Swaitling.
“You know who was involved? Do you have a video recorder, security camera, doorbell or mobile phone that recorded the incident?
“Any information, no matter how small or insignificant you think it is, can help our investigation and would be greatly appreciated.
“If you live in the area and have a problem, please speak to one of our officers or give us a call.”

Anyone with information can report it by calling 101 or via the Hampshire Constabulary website quoting crime reference number 44220297473 or Operation Mark.

You can also report information via this link:

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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