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Man charged with murdering personal trainer stabbed to death on Bournemouth beach

A 20-year-old man from London has been charged with murder after a woman was stabbed to death on a beach in Bournemouth.

Amie Gray, a 34-year-old personal trainer from Poole in Dorset, was killed on Durley Chine Beach on Friday 24 May.

Police were called to a report that two people had been stabbed at around 11.45pm. A 38-year-old woman also suffered serious injuries during the attack.

Now the suspect – Nasen Saadi – who is from Croydon in south London, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.

Saadi was arrested on Wednesday evening. He is due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Detective Superintendent Richard Dixey, from the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and loved ones of Amie Gray, as well as the woman who was seriously injured, and they have been updated with this latest development in our investigation.”

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Police at the scene of the Bournemouth beach where Amie Gray was murdered
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Police at the scene near where Ms Gray was killed

He has reminded the public that the case is now the subject of active case proceedings “and it is vital that the justice system is allowed to follow its course”.

“It is also important to stress that there should be no further commentary or sharing of information online or on social media that could potentially prejudice these court proceedings,” he added.


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The 38-year-old woman who was seriously injured, who has not been named, is continuing her recovery after being discharged from hospital on Thursday.

The beach where the stabbing took place is one of Bournemouth’s most popular, according to Visit Dorset, and is located west of the town’s pier.

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