Detectives investigating the murders of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea have made an arrest.
A 16-year-old boy from Colchester was arrested on the Salary Brook Trail in Colchester at just after 11am on Tuesday, May 26, on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.
Following enquiries by detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, he has now been arrested on suspicion of the murders of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea.
He is in custody at Colchester police station.
James Attfield was murdered in March last year.
The 33-year-old, also known as Jim, was found on the Riverside Path in Colchester in the early hours of Saturday, March 29, with more than 100 stab wounds to his body.
Nahid Almanea, a student at the University of Essex, was murdered on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 on the Salary Brook Trail in Colchester as she walked from her student accommodation in...
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