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PUBLISHED: 07:35 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 07:44 04 September 2018

The four storey terrace was badly damaged by the fire Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE

The four storey terrace was badly damaged by the fire Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE

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Find out everything you need to know from across the county in our morning news round-up.

Three poeple have been released, they were all arrested in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, from Ipswich Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARYThree poeple have been released, they were all arrested in connection with the murder of Joe Pooley, from Ipswich Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Neighbours have spoken of their shock after a young family escaped a blaze which has devastated a family home in Sudbury.

Peter Smith, who lives opposite the house, said: “All the black smoke was at the rear of the building. We heard the glass crack – we could smell the smoke. I saw them on the ladders breaking the windows.”

Suffolk police would like to speak to this man in connection with the theft Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARYSuffolk police would like to speak to this man in connection with the theft Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

In Woodbridge, creditors of a building firm have been left out of pocket after Samuel David construction went into voluntary liquidation.

The creditors met yesterday to voice their anger after a total of £1.3million has yet to be paid. Nicholas Cusack of insolvency firm Parker Andrews said: “I suspect there will be additional claims on top of what we are already aware of.”

Olive Boar. Picture: COURTESY OF ROBIN BOAROlive Boar. Picture: COURTESY OF ROBIN BOAR

The family of Joe Pooley, the 22-year-old man found in the River Gipping in August, are appealing to the community to support his funeral and give him the send off he deserves.

A public Facebook page set up by his mother, Sam Nicholls, to raise £5,000 for his funeral has already raised £2,367.

Police are appealing for any information in connection to the theft of a bracelet worth almost £1,000 fro an Ipswich jewellers.

A CCTV image has been released of the man who ran from the shop on Upper Brook Street on August 2 around 12.30pm.

And tributes have been paid to Olive Boar, the 113-year-old who grew up in Ipswich and lived in Felixstowe - and was the oldest person in the country when she passed away on August 28.

Her family have described her as a “fairly amazing woman” - and you can find out more about her life and the milestones she passed in our story.

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