Man arrested in Gloucester Park murder probe

Police investigate a suspected murder at Gloucester Park The stabbing took place hours after the carnival at Gloucester Park

A sixth person has been arrested in the investigation into the death of man in Gloucester.

Neil Bennett, 50, was found with fatal stab wounds near Gloucester Park on 27 July.

Three men and a woman have been charged with his murder and are due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on Friday.

Gloucestershire Police said a 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and was released on bail.

Ricky Lee James, 33, and Lucy Dowdall 19, both of Spa Villas, Peter Horn, 29, of Denmark Road and Tyler Johnson, 25, of no fixed address were remanded in custody following the murder charge.

Another man, aged 38, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been bailed to attend Gloucester police in September.

The incident happened hours after hundreds of people had filled the city's park for the annual carnival and procession.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Gloucestershire

Weather

Gloucester

Min. Night 17 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.