Police search for weapon used to murder student

Detectives in Essex have revealed that a student found dying on a footpath in Colchester had been stabbed 16 times.

At a news conference this afternoon, officers said they cannot yet be sure whether Nahid Almanea was killed because she was wearing Muslim clothing.

It's the second fatal stabbing in the town in three months. People are being advised not to visit isolated places alone and the town's MP is calling for calm as the investigation continues. Serena Sandhu reports.

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Police investigate Colchester murders

Police are still investigating two murders in Colchester that have taken place over the last four months.