Colchester murders composite: James Attfield, police tent and Nahid Almanea CCTV image
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Colchester murders: Stabbing deaths 'could be linked'

Police have said they cannot rule out a possible link between two recent murders in Colchester, Essex.

Nahid Almanea was found with 16 stab wounds on a path on Tuesday, while James Attfield died when he was stabbed 102 times at a park in March.

Officers from seven forces have been drafted in and extra patrols scheduled.

Ben Bland reports.

  • 21 Jun 2014
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