A WOMAN arrested in connection with the Dovercourt murder investigation, has been released under investigation.

Kerrin Repman, 29, was killed when the motorbike he was riding was struck by a BMW in Marine Parade, Dovercourt on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 15.

A 33-year-old woman from Waltham Cross, in Hertfordshire, was arrested on Thursday, April 30 on suspicion of assisting an offender but has since been released under investigation.

A 19-year-old man from Stanstead Abbotts, in Hertfordshire, arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder was released on bail until Tuesday, May 19.

A 46-year-old man and a 54-year-old man were both released under investigation.

A woman, aged 79, who happened to be walking past at the time, suffered multiple broken limbs and remains in hospital recovering.

Detectives are continuing to search for 40-year-old Keith McCarthy who they also want to speak to in connection with the incident.

He is described as being 5ft 5ins tall and is believed to have links to Harwich, Hertfordshire, London and Ireland.

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An Essex Police spokesman said: "If you have any information about where he is please call us on 101 quoting incident 596 of April 15, by email scd.appeals.essex@essex.pnn.police.uk or by visiting mipp.police.uk/operation/4201020119Z99-PO1.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."