Stevenage man arrested on suspicion of murder

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 26-year-old on Wednesday last week. Jarolsaw Kowalski was found with serious injuries at an address on Vardon Road in Stevenage at about 5.30pm. He was taken to Lister Hospital, where

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 26-year-old on Wednesday last week.

Jarolsaw Kowalski was found with serious injuries at an address on Vardon Road in Stevenage at about 5.30pm. He was taken to Lister Hospital, where he later died.

A 25-year-old man from Stevenage was arrested on Saturday, but The Comet was unable to release this information until now due to police operational reasons. He is currently in police custody.

DCI David Cestaro, from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, is investigating and said: "I would like to speak to anyone who saw any men acting suspiciously in the Vardon Road/Lonsdale Road area of Stevenage that day.


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"In particular, we are concentrating on two men."

The two men are described as white, in their mid-20s, with short or cropped light-coloured hair.

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One man is believed to be over six feet tall and to have been wearing a black top, jeans and white trainers.

The other man is of average height and is believed to have been wearing a light-coloured t-shirt, grey shorts and white trainers.

"If you believe you saw these men that day I would urge you to make contact," said DCI Cestaro.

"I would like to reassure people living in the local community that we believe that the attackers were known to the victim and that this was not a random attack, nor an attack on him because of his nationality."

Anyone who believes they have information about this incident is asked to call police immediately on the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222.

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