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Thames Valley Police confirms Wallingford ‘murder’ suspect remains in custody

Byoxfordnewspaper

Aug 31, 2022

THE SUSPECT accused of the murder of a Wallingford woman remains in custody, police have confirmed.

The 28-year-old man, whose name has not been released by Thames Valley Police, was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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Police officers were called at around 2am to a house in Blue Mountains, Wallingford.

A woman in her 40s, named locally as married mum Katie Hurmuz-Irimia, had suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

DCI Jon Capps, the senior investigating officer for Thames Valley Police, said: “We believe that this is an isolated incident and that there is no wider risk to the public.”

The force confirmed that the arrested man remains in custody this morning.

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This story was written by Tom Seaward. He joined the team in 2021 as Oxfordshire's court and crime reporter.

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