Bury St Edmunds: RAF Honington man died of stab wound to the heart

A 23-YEAR-old man who lived at RAF Honington died of a stab wound has today been named.

Police were called after screaming was heard during the early hours of March 16 in Poplar Close, Honington.

When emergency service workers arrived they found a 23-year-old man outside the property who had suffered wounds to his body.

He was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds before being transferred to Papworth Hospital in Cambridge where he died the next day.

Police today named the man as Leslie Metcalfe.


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This morning, a police spokeswoman said: “A post mortem examination found Mr Metcalfe died as a result of a single stab wound to the heart.

“The coroner has been informed and an inquest will open in due course.

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“Mr Metcalfe’s death is being treated as murder, and investigations are ongoing.”

A 22-year-old woman from the Bury St Edmunds area, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, remains on police bail and must return to Bury police station on Wednesday.

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