A 42-year-old man has appeared at Reading Magistrates’ Court charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
Kirkpatrick Virgo, 42, of Whitby Road, Slough, was remanded in custody and will next appear at Reading Crown Court on Tuesday 2 August 2022. He was arrested and charged in connection with the murder of 24-year-old Thomas Parker at Reading station on the night of Saturday 30 July.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Langley of the British Transport Police commented: “My thoughts are with Mr Parker’s family and friends who will no doubt be devastated by this tragic loss.
“Our investigation continues at pace and a man appeared at court this morning charged in connection to Mr Parker’s death.”