Police given extra 24 hours to question man in connection with fatal stabbing in Great Yarmouth

Police outside a property in Great Yarmouth where a man was stabbed to death. Picture Liz Coates.

Police outside a property in Great Yarmouth where a man was stabbed to death. Picture Liz Coates. - Credit: Archant

Norfolk Police have until Tuesday afternoon to question a man in connection with a fatal stabbing which happened in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday night.

Detectives investigating the murder have been granted an additional 24 hours to question the man in his 60s after a detention was granted at Norwich Magistrates Court this morning.

Officers were called to a property on South Market Road at 10.20pm on Wednesday following reports a man had been stabbed.

The man in his 50s sustained serious injuries and was taken to James Paget Hospital where he died.

A man and a woman in her 50s, both from the Great Yarmouth area, had been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.


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The woman was questioned and then released under investigation on Friday.

A post mortem carried out on Friday established the man died as a result of a single stab wound.

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The property remains sealed off and anyone with information should contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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