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Reward offered to help solve murder
11:21am Thursday 21st March 2013 in News
A REWARD has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a murder in Colchester.
Crimestoppers are offering a £3,000 reward following the murder of 26-year-old musician Thomas Brittain.
An appeal for information also appeared on BBC Crimewatch.
Mr Brittain was stabbed to death at a Charles House flat, off St Peter’s Street, Colchester, in the early hours of Saturday, March 8.
19-year-old Andre Vella, from Kirby Cross, has been remanded into custody after appearing at court charged with murder.
Jack Hummerstone, 18, from Clerkenwell, London, has been named as a suspect and is still on the run.
Police are also working through a number of leads following the Crimewatch appeal last night with ten calls received within 30 minutes of the show being aired.
The appeal can be seen on the Crimestoppers most wanted site: http://wanted.crimestoppers-uk.org/detail.aspx?ID=46464
Anyone with information call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Anyone who sees Jack Hummerstone call 999 immediately.
See the full story in Friday's Gazette