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Update – man due in court charged in relation to Bournemouth murder investigation

08 September 2020
A man is due to appear in court charged with assisting an offender in connection with the ongoing investigation into the death of James Cutting in Bournemouth.

The 19-year-old from Leyton, Waltham Forest, is due to appear at Poole Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 9 September 2020 charged with assisting an offender and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

Local man Mr Cutting, 31, sadly died after being found with stab wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of Tuesday 30 June 2020.

A 16-year-old boy from London, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder as well as attempted murder in relation to another man who was found with injuries to his neck and face on the evening of Tuesday 30 June 2020. He is due to stand trial in January 2021.

Detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Team arrested a number of people as part of their enquiries. Please see below updates in relation to other arrests previously carried out:

• A 31-year-old woman from Bournemouth who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released from investigation without charge.
• A 42-year-old man from Christchurch who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released from investigation without charge.
• A 43-year-old man from Bournemouth who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and assisting an offender has been released from investigation without charge.
• A 49-year-old man from Bournemouth who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs, possession of class A drugs and assisting an offender has been released from investigation without charge.

Anyone with information about the death of Mr Cutting who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200094596. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.








 

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