Woman held in James Attfield murder probe

Three new images of James Attfield, released by police Officers hope the pictures will jog the memory of people who saw Mr Attfield before his death

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A 27-year-old woman has been arrested by police investigating the murder of a vulnerable man in Essex two weeks ago.

James Attfield, 33, who had a severe brain injury after being hit by a car four years ago, was found in Castle Park in Colchester on 29 March. He had been stabbed 102 times.

The woman from Colchester is currently in custody and is the second person arrested in relation to the killing.

A man arrested last week was released without charge.

Police have not yet discovered a motive or found a weapon.

Officers are continuing to appeal for information to identify three men depicted in e-fit images.

E-fits of thee men police want to speak to over the fatal stabbing of James Attfield Three men are being sought by police investigating the murder

They also want to trace those people captured on CCTV near the park in Middle Mill on the evening of Friday 28 March and the early hours of Saturday.

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