POLICE investigating the murder of Hollie Gazzard in Gloucester on Tuesday, February 18 have squashed rumours that she was killed with a pair of scissors.

A spokesman for Gloucestershire Police said: "There have been rumours on social media over the past 24 hours suggesting that the weapon used to attack Hollie Gazzard was a pair of scissors.

On Wednessday, February 19 officers searched a building site near to the incident scene and recovered a knife that is believed to have been used during the incident. Officers investigating are not looking for any other weapons."