North East Wales

Second murder arrest after Connah's Quay stabbing death

Matthew James Cassidy

A second murder suspect has been arrested by police investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in Flintshire.

Matthew James Cassidy, 19, from Merseyside, died at Bethel Place in Connah's Quay on Monday.

North Wales Police have now arrested an 18-year-old man in Merseyside on suspicion of murder and he is being questioned by officers in St Asaph.

A 48-year-old man arrested on the same charge on Monday remains in custody.

Mr Cassidy's family said they were left "completely and utterly devastated" by his death.

A man in his 40s and two women, aged 19 and 60, who were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of assisting an offender, have all been released without charge.

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