A TEENAGER arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in Leigh has been rebailed.

The 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder on March 1 but was later released on conditional bail while police continue their enquiries.

He was arrested on suspicion of murdering 18-year-old Luke Bellfield near the Peterboat in Old Leigh at the end of February.

He has now been rebailed until July 22.

Essex Police launched a murder investigation after Luke died following the attack

A post mortem examination found Luke died as a result of a single stab wound to the heart.

Family and friends paid tribute to Luke who was an aspiring boxer, having previously trained at Hockley Boxing Club.

Friends set up a fundraiser for the victims family to help cover the cost of the funeral.

More than £7,600 has been raised.