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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 17:42 GMT 18:42 UK
Two more held over fatal stabbing
Christopher Alaneme at a friend's wedding last year
Christopher was found stabbed after police were called to a disturbance
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of a black teenager in Kent.

Four arrests have so far been made following the incident. Three men are in custody and one man has been bailed.

Police have named a fifth man they want to talk to as Peter Connolly, 29, from Commercial Way in Peckham, London.

Christopher Alaneme, 18, died after a stab attack on Friday night while leaving a restaurant in Sheerness.

A 29-year-old white man, who was also stabbed, is stable in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His identity has not been released.

Police confirmed a man who handed himself in to police in connection with the fatal stabbing earlier on Wednesday had been arrested.

Detectives are treating the incident as a racially-motivated attack.

'Waste of life'

Mike Fuller, Chief Constable of Kent Police, visited the scene of the stabbing on Wednesday afternoon.

"Already a picture is starting to come into place about what happened," he said.

"It's such a waste of a life. It's so wrong. They won't get away with it. I'm very confident of that."

He said community officers were working closely with people in the area and liaising with ethnic support groups.

Christopher, also known as Christian Roberts, was attacked in Sheerness High Street.

A man arrested shortly after the attack has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Detectives are continuing to question a third man, who was arrested in the Maidstone area on Sunday evening.




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