Man, 20, arrested after stabbing of Amie Gray from Poole on Bournemouth beach

A MAN has been arrested in London in connection with the tragic death of Amie Gray, from Poole, who died after being stabbed in Bournemouth.

Fitness trainer Amie, 34, died after a stabbing on Durley Chine Beach at around 11.40pm on Friday (May 24).

Another woman, a 38-year-old also from Poole, was also stabbed, and remains in hospital after suffering serious injuries.

Tonight (May 28), Dorset Police revealed they had made an arrest in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police force in London.

A 20-year-old man from the Croydon area has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Detective Superintendent Richard Dixey, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “The investigation has progressed at speed over recent days, which has now led to an arrest being made in London.

“Officers from Dorset Police intelligence and firearms teams worked together with colleagues from the Metropolitan Police to carry out the arrest.

“We are continuing to update the loved ones of the woman who tragically died, as well as the victim in hospital, with all the latest developments and our thoughts remain with them.

“I would like to thank everyone so far who has provided information and reiterate my appeal for any witnesses who have not already come forward to please contact Dorset Police.

“The enhanced visible policing presence in the area will remain in place and we would continue to strongly encourage anyone with concerns to please not hesitate to speak to any officer who will be able to listen and provide appropriate advice.”

Anyone with information should contact the investigation team via the Major Incident Public Portal page between 7am and 10pm daily at

If you are unable to submit information online or would like to report something to us outside of these hours, call 101, quoting incident number 55240078013.

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.