POLICE have named the man stabbed to death in Boscombe Chine Gardens as James Cutting from Bournemouth.

The 31-year-old's body was found on Tuesday.

The Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) is investigating the death after emergency services were called at 5.49pm on Tuesday.

A 33-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and taken to hospital for treatment to an injury to his neck has now been discharged from hospital and is in police custody.

Bournemouth Echo:

A 25-year-old Bournemouth man arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday July 1 has been released without charge.

A 28-year-old Bournemouth woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released under investigation.

Bournemouth Echo:

  • James Cutting was found stabbed at Boscombe Chine Gardens

Detectives are urging anyone with information or footage relevant to their investigation to submit it via the UK Police Major Incident Public Portal at https://mipp.police.uk/operation/55HQ20M60-PO1

Detective Inspector Wayne Seymour, of MCIT, said: “We continue to carry out extensive enquiries into this death and are keeping James’ family updated throughout.

Bournemouth Echo:

“We are keen for anyone who may have any camera footage or photos taken in the gardens around the relevant time or any other information that could be relevant to please submit it via the Major Incident Public Portal.

“As our investigation continues, the scenes are likely to remain in place at Boscombe Chine Gardens into the weekend and we will continue to have an increased police presence in the area. Officers can be approached by members of the public with any concerns.”

Anyone with information who is unable to submit it via the Major Incident Public Portal is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200094596. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.