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Police name woman who died in crash

Police have named the woman who died following a road traffic collision in Woolston, Southampton, last week.

Enid Mavis Everill, 61, was involved in a collision with a lorry on Bridge Road, at 12.20pm on Friday, May 6.

She was taken to Southampton General Hospital but died a short time later.

Boy, 16, from Kent arrested by police investigating Hampshire murder of father-of-four Michael Freshwater

Police are investigating the murder of Michael Freshwater in Southampton

Detectives investigating the murder of a father-of-four from Southampton have arrested a 16-year-old boy from Kent.

The body of 49-year-old Michael Freshwater was found at a property in Westridge Road in Southampton on the afternoon of Friday 29th April. Hampshire Police have made a nine arrests so far during their inquiry.

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone with further information to come forward. People can by either telephone the police on 101 quoting Operation Windless, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to leave information anonymously.



UPDATE: Family pays tribute to Hampshire stabbing victim

Michael Freshwater was 49 Credit: Hampshire Police

The family of a father of four who died from a stab wound at a house in Southampton, have paid tribute to him.

Police today named him as 49 year old Michael Freshwater, found dead at an address on Westridge Road in Southampton.

Two men from Southampton, aged 26 and 35, arrested in connection with this incident are still in police custody

Michael Freshwater was a father of four from Swaythling Credit: Hampshire Police

Michael's family have paid tribute to him, with his partner Jenny Downey saying life will never be the same again.

"We had a special kind of love. Not only was he my partner, he was my best friend, my rock and the absolute love of my life. I’m left with the biggest black hole in my heart.

“Micky was a wonderful soul, a happy-go-lucky person with a beautiful heart made of gold. He would help anyone out.

“He was one of a kind, a truly amazing soul. He was a friend to many, a brother, a son and a wonderful father.

“Micky was my world and I'm absolutely heartbroken. Goodnight my Micky, I will always love you.”

– Jenny Downey, Michael's partner

Police told us that they still have a cordon at the scene in Westridge Road but it has been reduced in size.

Following a post mortem examination officers confirmed that Mr Freshwater died as a result of a stab wound.

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