Detectives seek two witnesses who spoke to Preston murder victim Adam Le Roi minutes before his death

Detectives investigating the murder of Adam Le Roi, 25, want to speak with two potential witnesses that might have spoken to him on the night he was stabbed to death.

Monday, 21st December 2020, 3:13 pm
Updated Monday, 21st December 2020, 3:24 pm
Police want to identify two men (including the man pictured) who might have spoken to Adam Le Roi at the Texaco garage in New Hall Lane, Preston in the early hours of Sunday, November 15, before he was stabbed to death in a nearby flat. Pic: Lancashire Police We believe they spoke to Mr Le Roi in the garage before he died.

At 2.20am on November 15, officers attended a flat in Kayley House in New Hall Lane, Preston where Adam was found with stab wounds to the chest.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but later died from his injuries.

Two men, Connor Rumble, 25 and Grant Gardner, 24, both of New Hall Lane, have been charged with his murder.

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Detectives want to identify the two men pictured who are believed to have spoken to Mr Le Roi in the Texaco garage in New Hall Lane shortly before he was stabbed to death in nearby Kayley House. Pic: Lancashire Police

Following further enquiries, police are now seeking two potential witnesses who might have been the last to see Adam alive.

Detectives want to identify the two men pictured who are believed to have spoken to Mr Le Roi in the Texaco garage in New Hall Lane before he died.

Lancashire Police said the pair are being treated solely as witnesses and are not suspected of any involvement in Adam's death or any other crime.

In CCTV footage provided to police, the men can be seen at the Texaco garage in the early hours of November 15.

Adam Le Roi, 25, from Preston, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital to be treated for multiple stab wounds, but later died from his injuries. Pic: Lancashire Police

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Det Con Gary Brackley, of Preston CID, said: "This is a police appeal to identify two men who may have information leading up to the murder of Adam Le Roi.

"The two men were at the Texaco garage on New Hall Lane in Preston in the early hours of Sunday, November 15.

"Police are seeking to speak with the men in the CCTV stills and would ask anyone with any information to contact police on 101 quoting log 0125 of November 15."

Adam Le Roi, 25, was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest after police were called to Kayley House in New Hall Lane on Sunday, November 15. (Photo by David Nelson)

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