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Murder investigation launched after man dies at Burnham

| August 13, 2016

A murder investigation by Thames Valley Police has launched after a 48 year old man died in Burnham on Saturday 13th August 2016.

At 12.01am on Saturday 13th August 2016 police officers were called to The George Inn public house in High Street, Burnham following a report of a man having been assaulted inside the location.

The victim, Dean Haverley a local man aged 48, was treated at the scene but sadly later died in hospital. His next of kin has been informed.

Thames Valley Police mounted a scene watch at The George Inn public house.

Senior investigating officer, Det Ch Insp Simon Steel of the Major Crime Unit, said: ‘My appeal is to anyone who was in The George Inn public house around midnight who witnessed the assault or has any information regarding the incident to contact police immediately.

If you have any information whatsoever about the incident please call us on 101 and quote reference 1 (13/8).

This is an isolated incident and we are conducting a thorough investigation to find out what happened inside public house last night.

A scenewatch will remain in place at the public house and there will be police activity in the area. If you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to approach one of our officers or PCSOs.

If you have information about the incident but don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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