A 17-year-old boy is due to go on trial today accused of murdering two people in Colchetser.
He appeared at The Old Bailey on Friday, January 22, where he pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility regarding the deaths of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea.
James Attfield was killed in March 2014. The 33-year-old, also known as Jim, was found on the Riverside Path in Colchester in the early hours of Saturday, March 29, with more than 100 stab wounds to his body.
Nahid Almanea, a student at the University of Essex, was killed on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 on the Salary Brook Trail in Colchester as she walked from her student accommodation in nearby Woodrow Way to the university complex in Wivenhoe.