Bournemouth stabbing: Teen ‘eliminated from enquiries’ after death of woman on Durley Chine Beach | UK News

A 17-year-old male who was apprehended on suspicion of murder after the fatal stabbing of a woman on a Bournemouth beach has been “removed from investigation,” authorities have stated. The youngster from Lancashire was detained on Sunday after Amie Gray, 34, was declared dead on Durley Chine Beach at approximately 11:45 pm on Friday.
Another woman, 38, who endured severe injuries is still hospitalized receiving care. In an update on Monday, Dorset Police announced: “Following swift investigations over the weekend, [the teenager] has now been released without charge and removed from suspicion in connection to the incident.” The department also disclosed CCTV footage of a suspect dressed in dark attire with his hood drawn over his head.

Police disclosed CCTV footage of the suspected assailant. Image: Dorset Police

They believe just one offender was involved, and the CCTV snapshots are of the suspect at the scene, with investigations ongoing to verify his identity, reported the PA news agency. Detective Superintendent Richard Dixey urged the public for assistance in identifying the suspect.


Police remain at the site

“If you recognize him or possess any details, no matter how insignificant, that might lead us to his identity, please contact us immediately,” he mentioned in a statement. Detective Superintendent Dixey elaborated: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the woman who tragically lost her life as well as the surviving casualty as we progress with our investigation.
“If you were on Durley Chine Beach on the night of Friday, 24 May, to Saturday, 25 May 2024, and saw the individual in the image or noticed any suspicious behavior, we need to hear from you.”Read more: What is the Tory plan for national service? British horse rider dies at event


He revealed that officers and police personnel will be in the area “performing thorough inquiries, including extensive door-to-door visits.”

‘Truly devastating news’

Dorset Futsal Club, where Ms. Gray was a participant, paid homage to the resident from nearby Poole in a statement on Facebook.”The club has received some truly heartbreaking news,” it conveyed.

Flowers left on the beach were two women were stabbed

Flowers were left on the beach where two women were stabbed

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“We cannot articulate this at the moment, and as a sign of respect to all those affected, we will refrain from posting anything new for the near future.” The club also modified its profile photos to a solid black backdrop. A police cordon still surrounds the section of the beach where Ms. Gray was slain, and the authorities mentioned the public will “observe a very visible and strategic police presence in and around the Bournemouth vicinity.” The beach where the stabbing occurred is among Bournemouth’s most renowned, according to Visit Dorset, and is situated west of the pier.

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