Police make renewed appeal over Castle Park murder

James Attfield
James Attfield Credit: Essex Police

Detectives investigating the death of James Attfield in Colchester say they've been able to eliminate three more people from their inquiries.

33 year old Mr Attfield was stabbed more than a hundred times in an attack four weeks ago today.

Police issued CCTV pictures of people captured walking in the park. They say three more have now come forward. They also want to trace a couple seen on a bench in Castle Park. Two people have been questioned and released on police bail.


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.