Have you got dash cam footage that could help police investigating Ipswich double murder?

PUBLISHED: 16:33 09 December 2016 | UPDATED: 19:52 09 December 2016

The scene at Ipswich Hospital after the double stabbing

The scene at Ipswich Hospital after the double stabbing


Detectives investigating a double stabbing in Ipswich have been granted further time to question a 17-year-old boy from Ipswich who was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward and are particularly keen to hear from anyone driving past the West Meadows area yesterday with a dash cam fitted to their vehicle.

Police were called just after 1.15pm yesterday, Thursday December 8, to reports that a man in his 30s had been stabbed at West Meadows travellers’ site.

He had collapsed outside the site’s entrance and was rushed to Ipswich Hospital by ambulance.

At 1.30pm, another man in his late teens was brought to the Hospital in a car having sustained suspected stab wounds.

Despite being treated at the hospital, both men died a short time later.

Post mortem examinations are due to take place on both victims tomorrow. Both are yet to be formally identified.

Just after 1.30pm yesterday, a teenage boy was detained by police at Paper Mill Lane in Bramford in connection with the stabbings.

The 17-year-old from Ipswich was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to police custody for questioning.

Police have now been granted an extra 12 hours to question him.

A police spokeswoman confirmed there is still a police presence at West Meadows and Ipswich Hospital following the incident.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who was near West Meadows from 8am to 3pm yesterday, Thursday December 8.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference 70694/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 080 555111.

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