Murder suspect Paul 'Irish' Crosbie re-arrested for stabbing in St Albans after police appeal
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Murder suspect Paul 'Irish' Crosbie re-arrested for stabbing in St Albans after police appeal

A LONDON man who was wanted by police in Hertfordshire in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old man has been re-arrested.

Paul ‘Irish’ Crosbie, was sought in connection the murder of Emille ‘Millz’ Stapleton in St Albans more than a week ago.

Crosbie was arrested for the second time in connection with the murder yesterday.

The Camden native, known by the nickname ‘Irish’, was spotted by a member of the public after a police appeal.

The 26-year-old had been one of 11 people arrested after the murder of Mr Stapleton.

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Mr Stapleton, 20, was stabbed during a fight on the largely residential London Road in St Albans on October 24.

Mr Crosbie was one of the suspects released on bail pending further inquiries after questioning.

But the North London man was sought again by Herts police after further information came to light.

Police issued a picture and an appeal of the suspect after they were unable to trace him.

The appeal was a success – with a member of the public recognising Mr Crosbie.

Acting on the tip-off, police arrested Crosbie at 7.32pm yesterday evening in Comet Way, Hatfield, on suspicion of murder.

"He remains in police custody and is being questioned by detectives based with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit on suspicion of murder," Herts police confirmed to The Irish Post.

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He will now be held for further questioning into the murder of Mr Stapleton.