37 year old man Murdered in The Moors Tongham

PR 45210109161

Murder witnesses appeal

Surrey Police are continuing their appeal for witnesses following a fatal incident, which occurred in The Moors, Tongham, close to the underpass of the A331, and then moved close to the Cricketers public house, shortly after 9pm 15th October 2021.

It is believed that there were several people present in the area who may have seen what happened and detectives are asking those people to come forward with any information, particularly those who may have walked through The Moors between Oxenden Road, Tongham, and Tongham Road/Willow Way in Aldershot between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Friday, 15 October.

Man arrested for murder

A 23-year-old man from Aldershot, a 30-year-old man from Aldershot, and a 16-year-old male from Aldershot were all arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and later released on bail. Subsequently, the 16-year-old has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Police statement

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Gareth Hicks said:

A full investigation is underway and I would like to reassure the community that we are doing everything we can to establish what happened.”

Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this difficult time. This was a shocking and senseless attack which has understandably shocked the local community and the wider public, and we would like to reassure them that we have a dedicated team of officers who are working tirelessly to bring those responsible to justice.

We believe that there are a number of people who may have witnessed what happened that night who have not yet come forward. We are keen to speak to anyone who has information that will help us piece together exactly what happened. If you do not wish to speak to the police, you can report any information you have anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Major Incident

If you can help, please contact the police quoting crime reference number PR/45210109161 via


If you would prefer to speak to someone then please call 101, quoting Operation Forum. Or, if you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Fatal incident The Moors Tongham
Witnesses appeal Fatal incident The Moors Tongham. Source: Surrey Police

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