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Dorset Police’s hunt for a hooded suspect captured on CCTV in reference to the homicide of Amie on Bournemouth beech on Friday night time intensified as they revealed the 17-year-old boy arrested on Saturday was launched with out cost following a weekend of questioning.

Dorset Police mentioned the youth, who was on vacation within the city from Lancashire, had been “eliminated from inquiries” after two ladies from Poole had been stabbed on Durley Chine Beach at round 11.45pm on Friday.

Amie, 34, was pronounced useless on the scene, whereas a 38-year-old was taken to hospital with critical accidents, the place she final night time remained present process emergency therapy.

Hours earlier than {the teenager}’s launch Dorset Police launched CCTV pictures of a hooded suspect who they’re now determined to hint. But they warned any members of the general public who spot him to not method however as an alternative dial 999.

The crime has despatched shockwaves by means of the favored resort because it gears as much as welcome 3.5 million holidaymakers this summer time.

Detective Superintendent Richard Dixey mentioned: “The investigation into this tragic incident is progressing and detectives are dedicated to finding out what happened and ensuring our communities remain safe and secure.

“We need the public’s help to identify the suspect in the CCTV images. If you recognise him or have any information, no matter how small, that may lead us to his identity please get in touch immediately.

“We would ask the public not to approach a suspect under any circumstances, but to call 999 immediately.

“Our thoughts remain with the loved ones of the woman who tragically lost her life and the surviving victim as we drive forward our investigation.

“If you were on Durley Chine beach during the night from Friday 24 May to Saturday 25 May 2024 and saw the man pictured or any suspicious activity, we need to hear from you.”

Police are additionally requesting info from individuals who might have seen any person “acting strangely” within the space of Durley Roundabout, West Cliff Gardens, Durley Gardens or West Cliff Drive between 10pm and midnight on Friday, or who might have dashcam or CCTV footage which will assist.

Det Supt Dixey added: “Officers and staff from across the force are out in the town conducting extensive inquiries, including detailed house-to-house visits, so the public will see a very overt and planned police presence in and around the Bournemouth area.”

The sufferer was the pinnacle women coach for Dorset Football Club the place members mentioned they “couldn’t put this into words at this time”.

Amie’s spouse Sian Gray and their daughter paid tribute to Amie by sprinkling rose petals into the ocean at sundown whereas trying up on the sky and telling her they love her.

Sian mentioned: “Sunsets will always remind us of you Amie Gray. Forever loved wife and mother.”

Friend Michelle Small added: “Devastated by this. Worked with Amie Gray in her very first job when she turned 17.

“She was always the kindest lovely young girl and continued to be so throughout her cruelly cut short life. RIP beautiful girl.”