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Sixth arrest in race murder hunt
Christopher Alaneme
Police said Christopher Alaneme's murder was a race crime
A sixth person has been arrested in connection with the racist murder of a black teenager in Sheerness, Kent.

Kent Police said the 29-year-old man walked into a police station in London with his solicitor on Friday, and was later arrested.

He is being held on suspicion of the murder of Christopher Alaneme, 18, who was stabbed to death on 21 April, and the attempted murder of another man.

Five other people have been arrested and bailed during the investigation.

Four of those were arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

A 29-year-old man who was also stabbed in the attack remains in hospital.

Mr Alaneme died after being stabbed in Sheerness High Street after a night out with friends.

Police said he was racially abused before the attack.




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