Unsolved Murders

Michael Read

Age: 55

Sex: male

Date: 30 Mar 2006

Place: Austin Road, Charford, Bromsgrove

Source: news.bbc.co.uk

Michael Read died after being assaulted in the street.

He was found unconscious outside a house in Austin Road, Bromsgrove at around 11pm with serious head injuries on Friday 24 March 2006 and died six days later at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch on Thursday 30 March 2006.

His post-mortem stated that he had received injuries consistent with a serious assault.

He had been seen earlier drinking in the Golden Lion pub.

The police said that they were interested in speaking to anyone that had been in the chip shop in Austin Road on the Friday night or had seen Michael Read after he had left the Golden Lion pub.

Michael Read had lived in Charford in Bromsgrove and was known as Micky.


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