A murder investigation has been launched following the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old man in Slough.

Police were called to Benjamin Lane, Wexham shortly before 8pm on Saturday following reports that a man had been stabbed during a fight.

A South Central Ambulance Service team went to the scene and the injured teenager was taken to Wexham Park Hospital. He was pronounced dead the same night.

Police closed roads around the Benjamin Lane as a forensics team worked over the weekend.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Dejan Avramovic of Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit, said: “We are carrying out an extensive investigation following the death of a young man in Slough.

“Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.

“We are following a number of investigative lines of enquiry including house to house and CCTV enquiries and we have made two arrests in connection with this incident.

“Members of the public will see an increased police presence whilst we continue to investigate and patrols will be increased in the area.

“We would ask anyone with any information or concerns to please speak to one of our officers.

“I would also like to appeal to the public to please come forward with any information that they may have in connection with this incident.

“Additionally we would ask anyone with dash-cam footage or CCTV footage to please come forward.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 1118 4/1/2020 or you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

*Two 18-year-old men from Slough haVE been arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in police custody at this time.

Formal identification of the victim has not yet taken place.