Portal set up to report information into killing of Pitsea man Dwayne Forrester

A special portal has been set up for anyone who wants to report information about the killing of Dwayne Forrester in Pitsea.

Dwayne was just 21 when he was found stabbed in Little Garth at around 8.45pm on July 7, 2018.

Officers have taken 377 statements, seized 755 exhibits, and viewed more than 180 hours of CCTV footage.

Six people were arrested in connection with Dwayne’s death and three men – aged 19, 23, and 24 – arrested on suspicion of murder remain released under investigation.

Officers have been out across Pitsea delivering leaflets with details of the Crimestoppers reward of up to £10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for Dwayne’s death.

You can find out more about the reward here: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/campaigns-media/news/2019/sep/we-offer-reward-to-help-catch-those-responsible-fo

A portal has now been set up to allow you to report information: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020118N33-PO2

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Julie Gowen, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “Dwayne’s family have been left devastated by his death and it’s really important we can provide them answers about who killed him and why.

“Relationships and loyalties can change in two years and if you have information about what happened to Dwayne and haven’t come forward, now is the time. You could really make a difference.”

As well as reporting information through the portal, you can also call 101 quoting incident 1418 of 7 July 2018.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Mick Ferris

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