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Man released from custody in connection with the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens

Tavis was murdered in June Photo:

A man arrested by police investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Ipswich has been released from police custody.

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens, 17, was attacked by a group of men in June in Packard Avenue.

Yesterday, officers arrested a 28-year-old man from Ipswich on suspicion of murder. He was questioned by detectives and has been released under investigation pending further enquires.

Officers also searched three addresses in the Chantry area of Ipswich where they seized cannabis.

Six people have previously been charged with murder in connection with the death of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens as follows:

- Aristote Yenge, 23, of Ipswich; and a 16-year-old boy from Colchester (who cannot be named for legal reasons); were charged in early June

- Callum Plaats, 23 of Ipswich; and Adebayo Amusa, 20, from London were charged in July.

- Leon Glasgow, 42, of no fixed abode; and Isaac Calver, 18, of Ipswich; were both charged at the end of August.

All six are currently remanded in custody pending next appearances at Ipswich Crown Court next week.

A 20-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, remains on bail with the authority of the magistrates’ court until December.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about the murder to come forward.