Police arrest Colchester woman in connection with James Attfield murder enquiry

James Attfield.
James Attfield. Credit: Essex Police

Police investigating the murder of James Attfield in Colchester have arrested another person in connection with the enquiry.

Mr Attfield was struck down in Castle Park and was stabbed more than 100 times.

A 27-year-old woman from Colchester has been arrested and is currently in custody.

A man was arrested last week, but was released without charge.

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Murder hunt after man stabbed 102 times

Police in Colchester have launched a murder hunt after a frenzied attack on a vulnerable man. James Attfield, 33, from East Bay in Colchester, was struck down in Castle Park early on Saturday morning; he suffered 102 knife wounds.