Couple on bench are now prime suspects in hunt for Jim’s killer

Gazette: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

10:44am Monday 29th September 2014

A COUPLE seen sitting on a bench close to where Jim Attfield’s body was found have emerged as prime suspects for the murder.

Colchester community holds walk in memory of Jim and Nahid

Gazette:

8:24am Monday 29th September 2014

A WALK from the spot Nahid Al-Manea was killed to where Jim Attfield died was held to show the Colchester community is unbowed by the tragedies.

Detectives patrol Castle Park to mark six-month anniversary of James Attfield murder

Gazette:

9:32am Saturday 27th September 2014

POLICE officers investigating the murder of James Attfield spoke to about 20 people during patrols to mark the six-month anniversary of his death.

'CCTV is low quality, but public can still help', says top detective

Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE public could help Essex Police make a significant breakthrough if they can identify two people in fresh CCTV images.

UPDATED: 4.40pm Friday - James Attfield murder: 19-year-old bailed

Gazette:

7:34pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DETECTIVES have released new CCTV footage of two people they want to speak with in connection with the James Attfield murder.

James Attfield murder: New CCTV released

Gazette: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

7:31pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DETECTIVES have released new CCTV footage of two people they want to speak with in connection with the James Attfield murder.

James Attfield murder investigation: Police extend bail for four suspects

Gazette: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

2:42pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

FOUR people arrested by police in connection with James Attfield's murder have had their bail extended by eight weeks.

Murderers being protected by tight alliances, says Essex top cop

Gazette: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

8:39am Friday 12th September 2014

THE murderers of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea are being protected by tight alliances, the county's top cop believes.

New poster for pubs in Colchester as hunt for killer continues

Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

A NEW poster is being put up around the streets of Colchester as part of the hunt for the killers of James Attfield.

Murder suspect released on bail

Gazette:

2:07pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEENAGER has been released on bail as police continue to investigate the murder of James Attfield.

Magistrates grant extension as questioning of teenage murder suspect continues

Gazette: Victim Jim Attfield

4:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

DETECTIVES have been given two extensions as they continue to question a teenager suspected of murdering James Attfield.

Man re-arrested on suspicion of James Attfield murder

Gazette: Victim Jim Attfield

8:40am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MAN has been re-arrested by police investigating the murder of James Attfield.

Rewards offered to help bring knife wielding criminals to justice

Gazette: Illegal resident held in Swindon wedding scam fear

10:15am Monday 11th August 2014

A CRIME-fighting charity is offering £1,000 to witnesses who can help bring criminals who use knives to justice.

Six arrested in connection with Castle Park murder are bailed

Gazette:

8:38am Friday 8th August 2014

SIX people arrested in connection with the murder of James Attfield have been bailed.

Five arrested on suspicion of murdering James Attfield

Gazette:

5:31pm Thursday 7th August 2014

FIVE people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering James Attfield in Colchester.

MURDER UPDATE: Bail extended as investigations into two murders continue

Gazette: Victim Jim Attfield

9:23am Thursday 7th August 2014

TWO men arrested in connection with the murder of Jim Attfield had their bail extended yesterday.

Detectives are searching for several “persons of interest” in connection with two murders in Colchester.

Gazette:

5:22pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

DETECTIVES are searching for several “persons of interest” in connection with two murders in Colchester.

CCTV review begins after Colchester murders

Gazette:

9:37am Monday 4th August 2014

A REVIEW of out-of-town CCTV has been launched after the Gazette revealed cameras near where a student was murdered have been broken for years.

Murder investigations stretch police beyond capacity

Gazette: Deputy Chief Constable Derek Benson

12:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ESSEX Police is too stretched to deal with major incidents, according to the head of the Essex Police Federation.

Police offer advice to stay safe while murderers remain at large

Gazette: Ch Insp Richard Phillibrown, district commander for Colchester.

10:31am Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to stay safe while a killer or killers remain at large.

Can you help find killers?

Gazette:

10:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Can you help find killers?

Key witnesses harming murder investigation by not coming forward

Gazette:

3:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

DO the right thing and come forward.

UPDATED: Facebook friends could help catch killer

Gazette:

2:58pm Monday 28th July 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for a murder victim’s Facebook friends to get in touch.

Video: Nahid Al-Manea's family urges killer 'hand yourself in'

Gazette:

11:49am Friday 25th July 2014

NAHID Al-Manea's family have urged her killer or killers to hand themselves in their first statement since she was stabbed to death.

Crimewatch murder appeal gives detectives renewed hope

Gazette: Tuesday murder latest: Could jacket prove link between killings of Jim and Nahid?

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Detectives investigating a murder in Colchester may have new information following an appeal on Crimewatch.

UPDATED: Murder to be featured on BBC Crimewatch tonight

Gazette: Illegal resident held in Swindon wedding scam fear

9:23am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE murder of Nahid Al-Manea is due to feature on BBC Crimewatch tonight.

WERE you sitting on a park bench the night Jim Attfield was stabbed to death?

Gazette:

5:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

WERE you sitting on a park bench the night Jim Attfield was stabbed to death?

Hundreds of forensic investigations could help solve murders

Gazette:

4:33pm Thursday 17th July 2014

KNIVES found near two murder scenes are among hundreds of forensic leads being investigated by murder detectives.

Wednesday latest: Detectives warning to knife carrying criminals

Gazette:

10:41am Wednesday 16th July 2014

DETECTIVES investigating two brutal stabbings in Colchester are incredulous people are still carrying knives.

UPDATED: Detectives renew appeals to find killers

Gazette:

8:57am Tuesday 15th July 2014

DETECTIVES are renewing appeals for information today four weeks after Nahid Al-Manea was murdered.

Monday latest: Police insist resources being used for both murder investigations

Gazette:

10:02am Monday 14th July 2014

Essex Police has dismissed claims more resources have been employed in finding the killer of a Saudi Arabian student than a resident of the town.

Streetlights off and cameras broken as murder hunt continues

Gazette: Police search the scene at Salary Brook Trail in Colchester , Essex, where a woman who died after being attacked on the footpath may have been targeted because of her Muslim dress, police have said.

9:56am Friday 11th July 2014

STREETLIGHTS will remain off in Greenstead even though Colchester's killers are still on the loose.

Thursday update: Silent Witness - CCTV cameras 60 yards from where Nahid's body was found have been broken for TWO years

Gazette:

9:19am Thursday 10th July 2014

CCTV cameras in an underpass close to where Nahid Al-Manea was murdered have not worked for more than two years, it has been revealed.

Bail extended as James Attfield murder investigation continues

Gazette: Victim Jim Attfield

4:17pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

TWO people arrested in connection with the murder of James Attfield have had their bail extended.

Tuesday latest UPDATED: Murder scene reopened on Salary Brook trail

Gazette: Disaster banner nahid murder hunt thurs jul 3.JPG for the homepage

8:52am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A MURDER scene has been reopened to the public

Monday murder update: You know what you are...give yourself up

Gazette: Police search the scene at Salary Brook Trail in Colchester , Essex, where a woman who died after being attacked on the footpath may have been targeted because of her Muslim dress, police have said.

9:01am Monday 7th July 2014

"YOU know who you are and what you have done. Search your conscience. Hand yourself in.”

Witness appeal for couple who could help solve James Attfield murder in Castle Park

Gazette:

4:04pm Friday 4th July 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for a couple to come forward who could help solve the murder of James Attfield.

Colchester murder latest: Knife found in Hawthorn Avenue ruled out but 2,000 exhibits to be checked

Gazette: Police search the scene at Salary Brook Trail in Colchester , Essex, where a woman who died after being attacked on the footpath may have been targeted because of her Muslim dress, police have said.

9:47am Friday 4th July 2014

A knife seized in the Nahid Al-Manea case has been ruled out but officers are still awaiting results from more than 2,000 items. 

E-Fit released as police continue hunt for killer

Gazette:

9:45am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Detectives hunting for the killer of Nahid Al-Manea have released an e-fit of a man of interest

Thursday Update: STUDENTS have been given more than 2,000 panic alarms since the murder of their colleague.

Gazette:

2:10pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

STUDENTS have been given more than 2,000 panic alarms since the murder of their colleague.

VIDEO: Police issue new appeal in Greenstead murder investigation

Gazette: Police search the scene at Salary Brook Trail in Colchester , Essex, where a woman who died after being attacked on the footpath may have been targeted because of her Muslim dress, police have said.

10:05am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Police have issued a video appeal as they ask for potential witnesses to the murder of a student.

Jim Attfield laid to rest in an emotional ceremony

Gazette:

3:11pm Monday 30th June 2014

More than 100 mourners gathered to pay their respects to dad-of-five Jim Attfield as he was laid to rest.

MONDAY UPDATE: Nahid Al-Manea scholarship launched as murder investigation gathers pace

Gazette:

8:29am Monday 30th June 2014

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Nahid Al-Manea say it has continued at great pace over the weekend.

Criminologist questions murder links

Gazette: Tragic – “great lad” Jim

4:57pm Saturday 28th June 2014

ESSEX Police are not linking two brutal murders in Colchester with a vicious killing in Swindon.

Police issue new appeal to find killer

1:17pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Detectives have issued a new appeal for the public's help in tracking down the killer of James Attfield,

Dedicated cops working 14-hour days to keep Colchester safe after Nahid Al-Manea murder

Gazette: Dedicated cops working 14-hour days to keep Colchester safe after Nahid Al-Manea murder

6:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

MORE than 300 police officers are working 14-hour days to keep Colchester safe.

Video: Wednesday's latest: Crimestoppers offers £20k reward for Nahid Al-Manea and James Attfield cases

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

1:10pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

38 knives have been found by officers searching in Greenstead. More than 100 witnesses have been interviewed.

Tuesday murder latest: Police hunt man seen following Nahid Al-Manea days before her death

Gazette: Tuesday murder latest: Could jacket prove link between killings of Jim and Nahid?

8:41am Tuesday 24th June 2014

MURDER hunt detectives are looking at a possible link between the killing of Saudi student Nahid Al-Manea and a man filmed near Lower Castle Park, Colchester, hours before Jim Attfield’s death.

MONDAY'S LATEST: Two cyclists may have seen Nahid's killer

Gazette: MONDAY'S LATEST: Nahid's body laid to rest in Saudi Arabia

9:22am Monday 23rd June 2014

TRAGIC Nahid Al-Manea's body has been flown back to Saudi Arabia.

NAHID MURDER: SATURDAY - Detectives release details of men wanted in connection with Nahid Al-Manea murder and an attack on jogger

Gazette:

3:16pm Saturday 21st June 2014

DETECTIVES have released details of two men they want to question connection with the murder of Nahid Al-Manea and another incident.






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