Norfolk murder probe after man is fatally stabbed in the neck in sleepy town


Murder probe after man is fatally stabbed in the neck in sleepy Norfolk town as two men are arrested

  • The victim suffered stab wound to his neck during disturbance in North Walsham
  • Police were initially called to the scene by paramedics at about 11.30pm Friday
  • Officers arrived to find the injured man on a nearby road but he died at the scene
  • A man in his 40s arrested on suspicion of murder and a man in his 30s for assault

A murder inquiry has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in a sleepy market town.

The victim suffered a stab wound to his neck during a disturbance late on Friday night in North Walsham, Norfolk.

It is believed police were initially called to the incident by paramedics just before 11.30pm.

Officers arrived to find the injured man on nearby Bacton Road. He received treatment, but died at the scene.

A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of murder and a second in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of assault. Both were arrested at the scene.

The victim suffered a stab wound to his neck during a disturbance late on Friday night in North Walsham, Norfolk

It is believed police were initially called to the incident by paramedics just before 11.30pm

It is believed police were initially called to the incident by paramedics just before 11.30pm

Police have sealed off a bungalow in Antinghham Drive which is a quiet cul-de-sac off Bacton Road.

The suspects have been taken to the Police Investigation Centres in Aylsham and Wymondham for questioning.

A Norfolk Police statement said: ‘Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in North Walsham.

‘Police were called to Antingham Drive shortly before 11.30pm on October 2 following reports from paramedics that a man had been stabbed in the neck following a disturbance.

A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of murder and a second in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of assault. Both were arrested at the scene

A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of murder and a second in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of assault. Both were arrested at the scene

‘Officers arrived on scene to find the injured man on nearby Bacton Road. The man received treatment but died at the scene.

‘Both suspects have been taken to Police Investigation Centres in Aylsham and Wymondham where they will be questioned.

‘Police have sealed off a property in Antingham Drive and Bacton Road has been closed while scene investigations are carried out.’

The statement added: ‘Detective will be carrying out a number of enquiries in the area today.’

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