Essex murder - teenager arrested

A FIFTH teenager has been arrested today by detectives investigating the stabbing of a 25-year-old man.

James Hore

A FIFTH teenager has been arrested today by detectives investigating the murder of a 25-year-old man.

Alan Reilly, of Silver End, in Bocking, near Braintree, died after he was repeatedly stabbed.

An 18-year-old man, from Hackney, east London, was questioned and released on police bail without charge pending further inquiries, an Essex Police spokesman added.


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Another 18-year-old man and youths aged 17 and 16 are already on bail after being questioned about the offence which happened on April 22.

And a 16-year-old boy from Hackney is due before Witham magistrates on July 8 after being charged with Mr Reilly's murder.

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