Five teenagers bailed over house party death

Five teenagers arrested over the murder of an A-level student stabbed outside a house party have been released on bail, police have said.

A 17-year-old boy from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday, while another 17-year-old was also questioned on suspicion of murder after being arrested on Monday.

A 17-year-old boy and two 18-year-old men who were arrested on suspicion of murder on previous days have also been released on bail, while Essex Police previously said a 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder was released without charge.

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House party death: fifth arrest

A fifth teenager has been arrested over the death of an A-level student who was stabbed outside a house party, the details of which had been circulated on Facebook. Jay Whiston was said to be protecting his friend when he was attacked.