Jay Fathers Biography — Wiki
Jay Fathers is a teenager who was stabbed to death only hours into the New Year, has been named by police and a 21-year-old man who has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Jay was stabbed in Walshs Manor, Stantonbury, Buckinghamshire shortly before 3 am on New Year’s Day.
Thames Valley Police said a 21-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Jay Fathers Age
Jay Fathers, from Milton Keynes, was 18 years old at the time of death.
Jay Fathers stabbed to death three hours into New Year’s Day
Today Melanie Fathers, who described herself as Jay’s auntie, claimed on Facebook that her nephew had been stabbed six times.
She wrote: ‘Thinking of my brother and his family after my nephew was stabbed 6 times on New Year’s Day.
‘Sending love, compassion and healing to his friends and family R.I.P.
Police and paramedics who arrived at the Milton Keynes scene found two men with stab injuries. The second victim, 49, survived after receiving emergency treatment from doctors but the 18-year-old was certified dead in hospital.
Detectives said that they had arrested a 21-year-old suspect on suspicion of murder and he remained in police custody.
What we know so far about Jay Fathers
Jay Fathers are believed to have once been an aspiring actor, advertising himself for work on the website ‘starnow’ when he was 15. He then went on to work for JD Sports in Milton Keynes, according to an online LinkedIn page.
A statement from Thames Valley Police said: ‘Officers investigating the murder of an 18-year-old man in Milton Keynes on New Years’ Day (1/1) can now confirm the formal identity of the victim. ‘Officers were called to reports of an altercation in Walshs Manor, Stantonbury, just before 3 am on New Years’ Day and found two men with serious injuries.
‘Sadly, an 18-year-old man died in hospital, despite the best efforts of medical professionals.
‘A Home Office post-mortem examination conducted yesterday (2/1) has ascertained the cause of Jay’s death to be a stab wound to the abdomen.
‘A 21-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.’
Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard from Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit added: ‘We are continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding Jay’s death and I would appeal to anybody who has any information that can assist this investigation to please contact police on 101 or online.