Man aged 50 arrested over 2001 death in Michael Barrymore's pool 2 months ago

Man aged 50 arrested over 2001 death in Michael Barrymore's pool

Stuart Lubbock died in 2001

A man has been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault and the murder of Stuart Lubbock at the Essex home of Michael Barrymore in 2001.

The 50-year-old man is being questioned in custody in Essex, following his arrest in Cheshire, Essex police confirmed.

In March 2001, Lubbock was found dead in the TV presenter's pool, after attending a party at Barrymore's house with eight other guests.

Barrymore was questioned over the death of Lubbock, but never charged with an offence.

No one has ever been charged with an offence in relation to the death.

Despite attempts to save Lubbock, the 31-year old sadly died in hospital.

Police said a post-mortem examination found that Lubbock had suffered "horrific" injuries before his death.

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Last month, Lubbock's father, Terry, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, said: "All I've been living for is to get justice for Stuart," the BBC reported.