Unsolved Murders

Amrik Singh

Age: 32

Sex: male

Date: 13 Sep 1988

Place: Park Avenue, Southall, Middlesex

Amrik Singh was stabbed through the heart in a brawl.

A 58-year-old priest was tried for his murder but acquitted. He said that Amrik Singh had fallen on his own blade.

The priest was from Banbury Avenue in Stratford-upon-Avon and was described as a religious fanatic.

The brawl was described as a battle between rival factions of a Sikh temple.

It was heard that the priest had been a member of the trust that ran the temple but that there had been a dispute with another faction that wanted control.

The priest said that he was confronted by four men and that Amrik Singh fell on his own blade during the struggle.

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see Sandwell Evening Mail - Friday 06 October 1989