A WOMAN arrested following the murder of dad-of-five Jim Attfield has been released.

The 27-year-old was arrested on Friday but has now been released on police bail pending further inquiries until Tuesday.

Police are still appealing for the public's help in finding the person responsible for the brutal murder.

Mr Attfield, 33, was stabbed 102 times and his body was found on the river walk near Lower Castle Park in Colchester. Anyone with information is asked to call Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.