Posted: Sun 30th Apr 2017

Further arrests in Rhyl murder enquiry

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Apr 30th, 2017

FURTHER UPDATE;

Two more youths aged 16 and 17 have been arrested this afternoon on suspicion of murder following an incident in Rhyl in the early hours of Sunday April 30.

The latest arst brings the total in custody to ten so far.

Four male youths and one man from the Rhyl area have now been arrested on suspicion of murder and public order offences  after police were called to an address in Prince Edward Avenue Rhyl at 3.03am where a 37 year old man from the Manchester area had sustained fatal  stab wounds.

Five men from outside North Wales have also been arrested on suspicion of public order offences.

DCI Simon Williams  said; “At this time we are not looking for anymore suspects as part of the investigation. However, I continue to appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to call us on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 quoting ref V061153.”

UPDATE:

Further arrest in Rhyl murder investigation A further person has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A further person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an incident in Rhyl this morning.
A 43 year old man from Rhyl has been arrested and is in custody at Wrexham along with a 15 year old male and a 16 year old male who were arrested on suspicion of murder earlier this morning.

Officers were called at 3.03am on Sunday April 30 2017 to an address in Prince Edward Avenue Rhyl following reports of a violent disturbance.

Despite efforts by officers and paramedics at the scene, a 37 year old man from the Manchester area, who had sustained stab wounds, was sadly pronounced dead at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd a short while later.

Supt Sian Beck said; “The local community will see increased police activity in Rhyl and reassurance patrols in the area. We would ask for your patience and understanding as we carry out our investigations.

“I am appealing for anyone who may have information to come forward. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard or witnessed a disturbance in Prince Edward Avenue at around 3am this morning.

If you have information please call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

EARLIER REPORT:

Police say two youths have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed during an incident in Rhyl this morning.

Officers were called just after 3am on Sunday April 30 to an address in Prince Edward Avenue Rhyl, following reports of a violent disturbance.

Despite efforts by officers and paramedics at the scene, a 37 year old man from outside the North Wales area, who had sustained stab wounds, was pronounced dead at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd a short while later.

Three other males are being treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Supt Sian Beck said;

This was a shocking incident in which a man has sadly died. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this extremely difficult time.

A full investigation is underway.

Two male youths from the Rhyl area have been arrested on suspicion of murder and four men from outside the North Wales area have been arrested on suspicion of affray and wounding.

I would like to reassure the public not to be alarmed by the increased police activity in Rhyl as we carry out our investigations. There will also be extra reassurance patrols in the area.

I am appealing for anyone who may have information which could assist our investigation to come forward. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard or witnessed a disturbance in Prince Edward Avenue at around 3am this morning.

If you have information please call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference V061153.
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