Murder police given more time

Detectives investigating the murder of a 55-year-old Lowestoft man have been given another 36 hours to quiz two of the suspects.

Russell Claydon

Detectives investigating the murder of a 55-year-old Lowestoft man have been given another 36 hours to quiz two of the suspects.

The extension was given Saturday morning in relation to a 22-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy who are currently being held in custody at Lowestoft police station.

A 23-year-old man, from Lowestoft, who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday afternoon has been released on bail, with no date yet set to return to Lowestoft police station.


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The man who died was found with serious injuries in an alleyway off London Road South on Wednesday and died at the James Paget University Hospital the following day.

He was found at about 10.30pm in an alleyway near the Royal Court Hotel, which stands between the KFC drive-through and the Kirkley Centre.

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Anyone with information should contact Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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