Boy stabbed to death in Reading nightclub

The Face Bar cordoned off area
Image caption Police officers remained at the scene throughout Sunday

The victim of a fatal stabbing in a nightclub in Berkshire was a 17-year-old boy, police said.

Jordan Malutshi, from London, was stabbed in the heart at The Face Bar in Chatham Street in Reading shortly before 04:00 BST on Sunday.

Jordan was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital where he died a short time later.

A murder inquiry has begun into the death, described by police as an "isolated incident".

Police said there were a large number of people in The Face Bar at the time of the incident and have appealed for witnesses.

Det Ch Insp Kevin Mahon, from Thames Valley Police's major crime unit, said: "This was an isolated incident in which a young man needlessly lost his life.

"We have a team of detectives working on the case and are committed to carrying out a full and thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to this tragic incident."

A post-mortem examination conducted by a Home Office pathologist confirmed Jordan died from a haemorrhage caused by a stab wound to the heart.

Police have not revealed which part of London Jordan was from.

Chatham Road was partially closed but has now reopened.

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