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Two men released from bail as police continue to investigate fatal stabbing of Neil Charles, 47, on Moreton Hall estate




Police investigating the murder of a man after a stabbing in a Bury St Edmunds street have released two suspects from police bail, with both remaining under investigation.

Officers were called around 3.55am on Sunday, June 20 to reports of an incident in Winsford Road on the Moreton Hall estate in the town.

Police found 47-year-old Bury St Edmunds man Neil Charles, who had sustained a serious stab wound.

The stabbing in Winsford Road, Bury St Edmunds, took place on June 20.
The stabbing in Winsford Road, Bury St Edmunds, took place on June 20.

He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by ambulance but died as a result of his injury.

A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that Mr Charles died as a result of a single stab wound to the chest.

Two men, one in his 50s and a teenager, were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm on the day of the incident.

Neil Charles, 47, of Bury St Edmunds who died after being stabbed on the Moreton Hall estate. Picture: Suffolk Police
Neil Charles, 47, of Bury St Edmunds who died after being stabbed on the Moreton Hall estate. Picture: Suffolk Police

Having been given bail dates to answer in July and September, they have now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about this incident, are asked to contact the Major Investigation Team, via the police's online portal, calling 101 or contacting Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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