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Ipswich: Man bailed over Chantry Park death

PUBLISHED: 17:02 16 November 2012

Police in Chantry Park, Ipswich after a body was found.

Police in Chantry Park, Ipswich after a body was found.

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A MAN arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on police bail.

The 42-year-old from Ipswich was arrested after the body of Christopher Thompson was found in Chantry Park, Ipswich yesterday morning, Thursday 15 November.

He was taken to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre (PIC) and has since been released on bail. He is now due to return on Tuesday 8 January 2013.

A 33-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman both of no fixed abode were arrested in the town today on suspicion of murder and taken to the Martlesham PIC, where they remain.

Chantry Park has now been reopened though some areas still remain cordoned off. Police would like to thank members of the public for their patience.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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