Here's what we know about the Cowley Road murder investigation so far: 

  • On Thursday (18/07) a fight broke out between two men on Cowley Road at around 7.20pm
  • Police taped off a number of shops close to the junction with Divinity Road 
  • At the time, a 57-year-old was taken to hospital with serious head injuries
  • A 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning GBH. 
  • It is understood that the 57-year-old left the hospital and was then found unconscious hours later at around 10.30pm on London Road in Headington opposite Bury Knowle Park
  • He was then rushed to hospital and died earlier today 
  • The police cordon was lifted last night outside the shops on Cowley Road and businesses reopened as usual
  • Police appealed for more witnesses to come forward to what they described as the 'vicious attack'
  • A murder investigation has now been launched and a 41-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been in police custody since Friday

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  • Police are appealing for witnesses but have reassured members of the public that they believe this to be an isolated incident
  • A 41-year-old man is still in police custody after an extension was granted
  • Police have now confirmed an extension has been granted until tomorrow (22/07) at 5.20pm - when the decision to charge him or release him will be made