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Michael Barrymore stays silent after man arrested over Stuart Lubbock ‘murder’

Michael Barrymore has determined to not communicate out after a man was arrested in reference to the homicide and indecent assault of a man at his pool occasion.

Essex Police have confirmed {that a} 50-year-old man, whose title was not launched, was arrested in Cheshire in reference to 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock’s 2001 demise.

Mr Lubbock was discovered unconscious in an outside swimming pool at Barrymore’s £2million mansion in Essex on March 31, 2001, after being critically sexually assaulted, the police imagine.

He was taken to hospital, the place he later died, mentioned Essex Police.

When requested in regards to the arrest, a spokesperson on behalf of Mr Barrymore, 68, mentioned that at this stage of the investigation it would not be acceptable to go remark.



Michael Barrymore has determined to not communicate out after a man was arrested in reference to the homicide and indecent assault of a man at his pool occasion

In June 2007, Barrymore was arrested on suspicion of great sexual assault and homicide in June 2007, however was advised in September that year he wouldn’t face prices.

Mr Lubbock’s father Terry, 76, who has terminal prostate most cancers, mentioned following this week’s arrest: “There is just so much going on in my head. I can’t get my head around it.

“Of course I’m joyful. Of course that is excellent news.

“But it’s been 20 years. This has nearly killed me.”



Dad-of-two Stuart Lubbock died after he was found in the swimming pool
A 50-year-old man, whose title was not launched, was arrested in Cheshire in reference to 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock’s 2001 demise



Mr Lubbock was found unconscious in the swimming pool, say police
Mr Lubbock was discovered unconscious within the swimming pool, say police

Harry Clichy, a good friend of the Lubbock household, mentioned: “I’m pleased. Of course this is progress. We can only hope it leads to justice for Stuart after all these years.”

He advised the Mirror: “If there’s anybody else out there who hasn’t come forward with information we would appeal for them to do so.

“Terry has been by way of 20 years of hell.

“He’s delighted at the arrest but he knows this is only the start because he wants to see a charge and a conviction.”



Mr Lubbock had been attending a party with eight other people, say police
Mr Lubbock had been attending a celebration with eight different individuals, say police

On the night of Mr Lubbock’s demise, Barrymore had spent the night on the Millennium nightclub in Harlow earlier than inviting locals again to his home.

He left the home after Mr Lubbock was discovered, and he later advised a September 2002 inquest that he “felt sick” and “panicked and ran off” after seeing the physique.

The former tv presenter has at all times denied involvement in Mr Lubbock’s demise.



Barrymore outside his old home in Essex
Barrymore outdoors his previous house in Essex in 2007

A 2002 inquest discovered that Mr Lubbock had cocaine and ecstasy in his system, and had drunk the equal of 9 pints of beer the evening he died.

An open verdict was recorded.

In 2009, the police watchdog revealed the findings of a overview of the investigation into Mr Lubbock’s demise.

The investigation concluded that cops missed essential proof and didn’t guarantee important forensic checks had been accomplished till six years later.

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