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MURDER OF A 17-YEAR-OLD MALE IN SWADLINCOTE

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE MURDER OF A 17-YEAR-OLD MALE IN SWADLINCOTE ON 12/06/2021


Details of Incident

17-year-old dies following serious assault in Swadlincote

A teenager has sadly died following a serious assault in Swadlincote.

Police were called to an alleyway at the side of the Odeon cinema in Coppice Side, just before 10.40pm on Saturday 12 June 2021.

Ambulance crews attended, and despite attempts to save him, a 17-year-old boy died at the scene.

A 20-year-old man was also found with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Officers have now launched a murder investigation.

We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have been on Rink Drive, around the rear of the Odeon cinema or Morrison’s, and noticed any people in the area, or have dashcam footage of your journey.

Anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed an assault or noticed any suspicious activity between around 10pm and 11pm on Saturday 12th June 2021 is asked to contact us.

All information or footage can be provided or uploaded anonymously via this portal.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to a Police Officer regarding this incident, please call 101 Derbyshire Constabulary quoting incident 1397 of 12/06/2021 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.