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Operation Olwen Appeal for Information

Murder Josh Barr in the area of Kingsway Flats Cambridge on Sunday 10th March 2024 between 04:00-06:00 hours

Details of Incident

The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit are currently conducting enquiries regarding a murder in the area of Kingsway Flats Cambridge on Sunday 10th March 2024 between 04:00-06:00 hours.

A man who died in Cambridge on Sunday morning has been named as Josh Barr.
Polie were called by the ambulance service at 5.19am on Sunday with reports of a stabbing in Carlton Way.
Mr Barr was found in Ferrars Way and despite best efforts of paramedics, the 31-year-old, of Victoria Road, Cambridge, was pronounced dead at the scene.
In a tribute, Mr Barr’s family said:
“Josh was caring, strong and a fighter. Everyone that met him said he had such a kind soul. He was a loving son and was dearly loved by us all. He was a ray of sunshine.”
A post-mortem examination, which took place yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) concluded that Mr Barr died from a stab wound to the chest.
Cameron Stokes, 23, of Highfield Close, Dinas Powys, South Wales and Tyler Marshall, 19, of no fixed address, have been charged with Mr Barr’s murder.


If you have any information that may assist our investigation please contact us as soon as possible. This would include seeing or hearing anything during the above times that could possibly be relevant.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to Police please contact the BCH Major Crime Unit on 101 asking for CAMBRIDGESHIRE quoting Operation Olwen or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111