Police launch murder investigation in Slough

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Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of 48-year-old man in Slough, Berkshire.

Officers from Thames Valley Police were called by paramedics to an address in Jellicoe Close in Cippenham, Berkshire, at around 18:40 GMT on Thursday, where it was confirmed the man had died.

A 23-year-old man from Cippenham has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to determine the exact cause of death.

The victim's next of kin have been informed.

Senior investigating officer, Supt Nora Holford, said: "We are in the very early stages of this investigation.

"Although this is very shocking news for the community, I would urge them not to be alarmed, and we are working closely with them to reassure them."