42-year-old man from Slough charged with murder after train passenger died at Reading Station

Man, 42, is charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon after train passenger was fatally injured at station following ‘altercation’ on carriage

  • Kirkpatrick Virgo, 42, is due to appear at Reading Crown Court tomorrow
  • A 24-year-old man was fatally injured at Reading Station, Berkshire on Saturday
  • British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them

A 42-year-old man has been charged with murder after a train passenger was fatally injured at Reading station.

Kirkpatrick Virgo, of Whitby Road, Slough, Berkshire is due to appear at Reading Crown Court tomorrow morning charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

The charges relate to the death of a 24-year-old man who was attacked at the station on Saturday following an altercation on a train.

A 24-year-old man died after being attacked at Reading train station on Saturday. (File image)

A 24-year-old man died after being attacked at Reading train station on Saturday. (File image)

British Transport Police (BTP) officers were called to the scene on platform eight at 11.43pm where they found the injured man, who later died.

BTP are appealing for any witnesses to contact them by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 665 of 30/07/22.

To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.

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