Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing bailed

Forensics officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Affleck Road in Colchester. Picture: DENISE B

A 20-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in Affleck Road in Colchester has been bailed. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2020

A 20-year-old woman who was arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a man in the Greenstead estate in Colchester has been bailed. 

A man in his 20s was fatally stabbed in Affleck Road shortly after 12.15am on December 11 prompting a huge police investigation.

The 20-year-old woman from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of murder at around 11.30pm on Friday,  December 11.

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She has since been bailed while enquiries continue.

Forensics officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Affleck Road in Colchester.

Forensics officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Affleck Road in Colchester. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2020

A 25-year-old man, also arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, remains in custody for questioning.  

Essex Police are also renewing their appeal for anyone in the area who may have heard a disturbance late in the evening on Thursday, December 10 or into the early hours of Friday, December 1, or seen any suspicious activity which could be linked to this incident, to get in touch.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Essex Police's Major Crime Team on 101 quoting incident number 10 of December 11. 

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