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Staffordshire Police issue reassurance after man charged with the murder in Shelton

November 11, 2014, 6:08 pm

Local police are continuing to provide reassurance to residents in the Shelton area today after a man was charged with the murder of a woman during an incident in a flat on Sunday night.

The woman has now being formally identified as Eni Mevish, aged 20-years-old. She was a student at Staffordshire University and was living at the flat in Cauldon Road where the incident occurred but has family in the Manchester area.

Specially trained family liaison officers are working to support Eni’s immediate family at this very difficult time, providing support and information on the investigation and police action.

Professor Andrew Jackson from Staffordshire University said: “We are greatly saddened by the news of the death of Eni Mevish. This is a tragic loss and we offer our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Eni was a warm-hearted person and an able, enthusiastic and conscientious student. She was a very popular member of her cohort. There is no doubt that she will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Chief Inspector Martin Brereton from Stoke Central Local Policing Team said “I want to reassure the local residents and student community that we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident and we can now confirm that the student who died and the male charged with her murder were known to each other. We have a dedicated police officer who works closely with the University Staff and the Students who is maintaining close contact with those affected by this tragic incident.

“Detectives, supported by local officers have conducted house to house enquiries in the area but are still urging anyone who might have seen or heard anything which could be connected to the incident to contact them. We are working to support the family of the woman and the injured male at this very difficult time with specially trained family liaison officers.”

David Keith Marshall, a 68-year-old, Stoke-on-Trent man, is appearing today at court. Marshall was arrested by police shortly after the incident on Sunday night which resulted in the death of a female student from Staffordshire University. A male student was also injured in the incident which occurred in the flat on Cauldon Road.

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