Hitchin man set for court appearance after murder charge
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A Hitchin man charged with murder is due to appear in court on Monday after the death of a 25-year-old man who had suffered knife wounds.
Eswaran Sinnathurai, aged 24, of Wilshere Crescent, appeared at Hatfield Remand Court this morning and has been remanded in custody.
He will appear at St Albans Crown Court on Monday.
Police were contacted just before 4.30am Tuesday to a report that a Hitchin man had been seriously injured inside an address in Capswell Court.
Officers and the ambulance service attended the flat where the victim – Katheeskaran Thavarasa, who is better known as Karan – was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
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Detective Inspector Iain MacPherson, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit, said: “This was an isolated incident inside an address and involving individuals who we believe are known to each other.
“At this stage of the investigation we are not seeking anyone else in connection with the murder.
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“The victim’s family are currently being supported by specialist officers.”
Anyone with information that could assist the ongoing investigation is asked to contact the BCH Major Crime Unit via 101, quoting reference ISR 64 of April 23 or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/Report.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or submit details via their untraceable online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.