Man charged with murder of Bedford man following incident in Luton street

Police say investigation is progressing into what happened in Dewsbury Road

By Reporter
Friday, 3rd December 2021, 12:55 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd December 2021, 12:56 pm

A man from Hatfield has been charged with murder in connection with an incident in Dewsbury Road, Luton, on Monday, November 29.

Karan Soni, 26, of Birchwood Avenue, will attend Luton Crown Court today (Friday).

The victim has been named as 34-year-old Tola Piper from Bedford. He died following a road traffic collision


Detective Chief Inspector Sam Khanna, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of Mr Piper and we ask that they are given space and privacy to grieve.

“The investigation is progressing and anyone with information that could assist our enquiries is asked to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or report online quoting Operation Mist.