It's three months since James Attfield was stabbed to death in a park in Colchester, and three weeks since student Nahid Almanea was murdered in the town centre.
Today police made a fresh appeal for witnesses in the first of those murders, amid new revelations that a security camera near the scene of Nahid's killing had not been replaced. Jim Rice has more.
CCTV images of potential witnesses to the savage murder of an Essex student have been released by police today.
Detectives investigating the murder of Nahid Almanea have issued an efit of a man they would like to speak to.