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Suffolk police re-arrest pair on suspicion of murder of Neil Charles after Bury St Edmunds stabbing

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A man in his 50s and a teenage boy have been re-arrested on suspicion of murder after a stabbing in Bury St Edmunds.

Neil Charles, 47, died after suffering a single stab wound to the chest in the early hours of Sunday, June 20.

Suffolk Police were called to Winsford Road at around 3.55am and Mr Charles was rushed to Addenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridge, but died two days later.

Winsford Road sign and Neil Charles
Winsford Road sign and Neil Charles

Two males were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm on June 20, but they were released under investigation.

However, the pair, one aged in his 50s and the other a teenager, were re-arrested this morning on suspicion of murder.

They were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre, where they remain.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team via an online portal here, or by phoning 101, quoting reference 32846/21.

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