Police renew their appeal for witnesses as Gloucester murder victim is named
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Officers investigating the murder of a man in Gloucester on Sunday have named the victim as Kidane Gebrehiwot. Mr Gebrehiwot was in his 50s and from Gloucester.
Detectives investigating his murder are appealing for the public’s help and would like to hear from anyone who saw a man wearing a distinctive jacket on Saturday night into Sunday morning in the city centre area.
Detectives would like to hear from those who saw a man described as being black, about 5ft 6ins tall (167 cm) and who was wearing a zip up top which had a red body and long white sleeves.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw the man on the evening of Saturday 5 or during the early hours of Sunday 6 August in the areas of the city centre, Eastgate Street, Arthur Street and/or Gloucester Park area.
The Major Crime Investigation Team would also like to hear from anyone who was driving in the area and had their dashcam recording between 12.30am and 1.30am on Sunday.
Police had been called to Arthur Street in the city shortly after 1.05am on Sunday with a report that a man had been stabbed.
The victim was treated by members of the public, police and paramedics and later died in hospital from his injuries.
A man arrested in connection with the incident remains in police custody after a Judge granted a warrant of further detention earlier today, Wednesday 9 August.
An additional 36 hours of detention was authorised by a Judge at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court expiring tomorrow evening, Thursday 10 August.