David Read Wiki – David Read Biography

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a “gentle giant” was found dead in Blackburn following a “targeted attack”. David Read, 50, was found at a property on a residential street in the Lancashire town at around 11:30am on Wednesday June 7, and detectives believe his death is suspicious. Police were called to Leamington Road after reports of a sudden death.

The emergency services went to the place where they found the body of Mr Read, aged 50. In a tribute, David’s family said: “David was a lovely, loving man and had a strong bond with his parents. He was known as the gentle giant and will be sadly missed by family and friends of his.” A post-mortem examination found that the victim died of multiple injuries.

David Read Age

The age of David Read was 50 years.


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Who killed David Read?

A team of officers was assigned to the case and they arrested a 34 year old man from Blackburn on suspicion of murder tonight. He remains in custody. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Haworth-Oates, of the Force Major investigation team, said: “My thoughts remain with David’s loved ones at this time, I cannot begin to understand the pain they must be feeling at this time.”

“While we have made one arrest, our investigation is ongoing and I would call on anyone who can help to come forward and talk to us.” I’m still anxious to hear from anyone who has met David, particularly if they’ve had contact with him in the last few days or have information they think may help our investigation.

“We are also appealing to anyone who has seen anything suspicious during Tuesday and Wednesday in the Leamington Road area or has CCTV or dashcam footage covering those dates.” Security patrols will remain in the Leamington Road area this weekend, and anyone with information or concerns should approach an officer.


DCI Haworth-Oates added: ‘I appreciate that there may be some concern in the local area, but we believe that Mr Read was the victim of a targeted attack. “My team and I will continue to investigate this heinous crime and will not rest until we have brought those responsible to justice.“Read More……

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