Bournemouth attack: Police arrest 20-year-old man from Croydon on suspicion of murder following beach stabbing

A 20-year-old man, from Croydon, south London, has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who was stabbed to death on a beach in Bournemouth.

Two women from Poole were stabbed on Durley Chine Beach at around 11.45pm on May 24.

A 34-year-old woman, named as Amie Gray, from nearby Poole, died at the scene while a 38-year-old woman sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital.

Dorset Police said: 'Following extensive enquiries, a 20-year-old man from the Croydon area of London has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.'

The force said intelligence and firearms officers worked with the Metropolitan Police to arrest the man in London.

Amie Gray, a women's football coach, was named as the victim who lost her life in the stabbing

Amie Gray, a women's football coach, was named as the victim who lost her life in the stabbing

Forensics officers pictured on Saturday near the shore where blood appears to be on the sand

Forensics officers pictured on Saturday near the shore where blood appears to be on the sand

This is a breaking news story, more to follow.

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