Ipswich Murder Investigation Weekend Update

9 June 2018, 06:33 | Updated: 9 June 2018, 06:35

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens

Suffolk police say the two most recent people who've been arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager in Ipswich last weekend, have been released on bail.

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens (pictured) as attacked by a group of males at around 4.50pm on Saturday 2 June in Packard Avenue, during which he suffered a fatal stab wound.

Over the past week officers have arrested eight people in connection with the murder, two of which have been charged.

The latest arrests took place on Wednesday 6 June, when a 23 year-old man from Ipswich and a 17 year-old boy from Stowmarket, were both detained on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

They have been questioned by detectives whilst in custody and have now been released on bail until Friday 29 June.

22 year-old Aristote Yenge from Ipswich, and a 16 year-old boy from Colchester (who cannot be named for legal reasons) have both been charged with murder.

They appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 7 June before then appearing at Ipswich Crown Court the same day, before being remanded into custody.

They'll next be back at the Crown Court on Thursday 5 July

Three other men aged 41, 20 and 18, also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, have all been released on bail until Wednesday 4 July pending further enquiries.  

A 36 year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, was released under investigation after being questioned by detectives.

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens (was attacked by a group of males at around 4.50pm on Saturday 2 June in Packard Avenue, during which he sufpicfered a fatal stab wound.