POLICE have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Oxford.
Officers were called just before 6pm this evening to reports that a man was being stabbed in Bayswater Road, Barton.
Sadly, the victim, a man aged in his thirties, died of his injuries at the scene.
The victim’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers.
Senior Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Nick Hind, of Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit, said: "Tragically, as a result of an incident this evening, a man has suffered fatal injuries.
"First and foremost, our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim who has died.
"We are in the very early stages of this investigation and we are working to establish the circumstances of exactly what has happened.
"We have a large scene-watch in place in the Bayswater Road area of Oxford and the adjacent park."
Bayswater Road is currently closed from the crematorium to Waynflete Road, and this area, and the park is likely to remain cordoned off for a considerable period of time while our investigation continues.
Det Insp Hind added: "If you were driving in the area and have dash-cam, please could you check this and contact the police if it has captured anything that can assist us.
“At this early stage of our investigation, we have not made any arrests, and I would appeal to anybody who has any information or who witnessed the incident."
Anyone with information can call 101, quoting incident reference 1694 of 8 October.
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