Berkshire

Newbury stab death: Darren Lock will be 'greatly missed'

Darren Lock
Image caption Mr Lock's family said he was a "kind, loving man"

The family of a man who died from stab wounds in Berkshire has said he will be "greatly missed".

Darren Lock, 38, from Newbury, was found in Queen's Road on 16 March.

Three men have been charged with his murder and the attempted murder of a 33-year-old man who was found stabbed in Boundary Road on the same night.

Joshua Anderson, 22 and Matthew Anderson, 20, both of no fixed abode, and Dean Robinson, 32, from Thatcham, were remanded in custody until 14 June.

In a statement, Mr Lock's family said: "Darren's family and friends would like to thank everyone for their kind thoughts and wishes at this very difficult time.

"Darren will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him as the kind, loving man he was."

Joshua Anderson and Matthew Anderson have also been charged with causing actual bodily harm in connection with an assault on a 43-year-old man near The Plough pub in Greenham Road, Newbury, on the same evening as the two stabbings.

They have also been charged in connection with assaults on two men, aged 21 and 22, in Thatcham town centre at about 01:00 GMT on 17 March.

A 32-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on police bail.

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