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Hampshire Constabulry - Operation Flint

Hampshire Constabulary have launched a murder investigation into the death of a 21-year-old man following a disturbance at an address in Tichborne Grove, Havant

Hampshire Constabulary Murder investigation - Operation Flint


We were called at 11pm Saturday, 23 May 2020, to a report of a disturbance at an address in Tichborne Grove, Havant.

On arrival, officers found a man and a woman who had both sustained stab wounds.


Ambulance crews were in attendance but sadly the 21-year-old man from Havant, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and they are being supported by specialist officers.


The 27-year-old woman, from Southsea, was taken to Southampton General Hospital for treatment. Her injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.


A 25-year-old man from Cambourne, Cornwall and a 31-year-old man from Hayling Island have been arrested on suspicion of murder.


Both remain in police custody.  


Detective Inspector Lee McClellan from Hampshire Constabulary’s Major Crime Unit said: “We would like to reassure the public that we believe this to be an isolated incident and there is no wider risk to the community.  

“We will be in the area throughout the day conducting our enquiries so if any residents have any concerns, please come and speak to our officers. 

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call 101 and ask for Hampshire Constabulary, quoting reference 44200184002 or Operation Flint.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their online anonymous form at no personal details are taken, calls cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.