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Murder Old School Close Leiston

The Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team have launched an investigation following a stabbing in Old School Close Leiston on 17th October 2022

Details of Incident

A murder inquiry has been launched following the death of a man who was stabbed at a house in Leiston.


Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 8.50pm yesterday evening, Monday the 17th October 2022, reporting that a man had been assaulted at an address in Old School Close.


The victim (believed to be a 41 year old man) was taken to Ipswich Hospital in a critical condition, where he sadly died.


A 29 year old man from Leiston was arrested near the scene.


Detectives are treating this as an isolated incident and currently understand that the victim and suspect were known to each other.




Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please call 101 and ask for Suffolk Police quoting 'Op Boxworth' or 37/66656/22


Alternatively you can visit the Suffolk Constabulary website

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