London: First photo of 31-year-old man ‘stabbed to death with broken glass’

A man stabbed to death with shattered glass in a fight on the Richmond Bridge has been named by police

Reece Newcombe died following an incident on the Richmond Bridge (Picture: Met Police)

A man stabbed to death with shattered glass in south-west London has been named by police.

The police were called at Richmond Bridge around 4 a.m. Saturday.

They found Reece Newcombe, 31, seriously injured.

Officers administered CPR before paramedics took over and transported the man to hospital, where he died later that morning.

It is believed that Reece was stabbed with a piece of broken glass, and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

No arrests were made.

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He said: ‘Reece was a lovely, fun guy loved by everyone. He didn’t have a bad bone in his body. He had an impact on everyone he met.

The police scene at Richmond Bridge earlier today (Picture: UkNewsinPictures)

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin leads her investigation. She said: “We believe a number of people watched the incident unfold and some bystanders may have recorded footage on their mobile phones.”

“Anyone who has not spoken to us yet is asked to come forward immediately. My team is working to provide answers to Reece’s family and the public may have valuable information that will help our investigation.

Chief Superintendent Lis Chapple, Richmond Police Officer, said: ‘My thoughts are with Reece and his family. We will do everything in our power to support our colleagues at Specialist Crime as they work to establish what happened here.

“A scene will remain in place and my officers will remain stationed at the scene and in the area to speak to locals about any concerns they have or information they may want to share.”

Reece’s family have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or make an anonymous report by contacting the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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