Two witnesses sought in Mansfield murder inquiry

Officers investigating the murder of a Mansfield man want the public’s help to trace the movements of two potential witnesses.

Two women in their 40s, who were under the influence of alcohol, in Ladybrook Place were seen over the weekend of Friday 6th to Monday 9th December.

Anyone who saw or spoke with them during this period you could hold information which could be helpful to the inquiry.

Emiel Blankert (48) died on Friday evening, 13th December, five days after going to King’s Mill Hospital.

A Home Office post-mortem examination confirmed he suffered serious injuries as a result of a sustained assault.

Police continued house-to-house enquiries yesterday (Monday 16 December) in the Ladybrook area to gather further information.

A 48-year-old woman was arrested yesterday, Monday 16h December, and continues to help police with their enquires. A 27-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man who were arrested last week remain on bail.

If you have any information call the incident room on 01623 483118 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.