Man arrested over Good Friday killing of teenager Matthew Rothery


A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old in a Good Friday stabbing.

The 20-year-old male was arrested last night by Nottinghamshire Police following the killing of Matthew Rothery.

Mr Rothery, whose family released a photograph of the young man at the weekend, was found stabbed at a property in Woodborough Road, Nottingham, just before 1am on Friday.

He was taken to the city's Queens Medical Centre, but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Police said they believed the attack was an isolated incident and the people involved knew each other.

Superintendent Ted Antill of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "We continue to appeal to anyone with any information that could help to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 31 of 4 April.

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