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Luton Micah Urquhart stabbing: New arrest in teen murder probe

Micah Urquhart
Image caption Micah Urquhart, 19, was stabbed in the heart

A third man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a teenager was stabbed to death on a Luton street.

The body of Micah Urquhart, 19, was found in Hastings Street at about 00:40 BST on 13 September.

Bedfordshire Police said a 22-year-old man was arrested after three search warrants were carried out at properties in the town.

Two teenagers have already been charged with murder and are being held in custody.

A 43-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of murder remains on police bail.

A post-mortem examination found Mr Urquhart died from a stab wound to the heart.

He was last seen walking towards the town centre from his home in Hastings Street at 03:30 BST on 12 September.

Witnesses have been asked to come forward, including six men who were spotted on CCTV around the Hastings Street, Elizabeth Street and Windsor Street areas.

Born in Luton, Mr Urquhart grew up in Hitchin and Stevenage where he attended John Henry Newman School.

His family said they were "shocked and saddened" that "his young life has been cut short in such a brutal manner".

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