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Cambridgeshire police name St Ives murder victim

28-year-old Andrew Hasler died on Sunday 8th January Credit: Cambridgeshire police

Cambridgeshire police have named the man who died in St Ives on the 8th of January as Andrew Hasler of Houghton Way, St Ives.

The 28-year-old was found after police were called to reports of violence in Houghton Road at around 12.40pm.

A second person, a 27-year-old woman from Huntingdon suffered serious injuries and remains in a stable condition in hospital.

St Ives murder scene Credit: ITV News Anglia

“Andrew was a much loved son, brother, grandson, nephew and friend. Kind hearted and living his life to the full, he came into the world early and has left us far too soon. We miss you Andrew."

– A Statement from Andrew's family

Andrew's family said they were grateful for the kind words from the people whose lives were touched by Andrew.

A 40-year-old man from Cambridge has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and is currently in hospital.


Cambridgeshire man detained indefinitely for trying to kill his wife

Paul Bond Credit: Cambridgeshire police

A man who tried to kill his wife with a lump hammer while she slept has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.

62-year-old Paul Bond was found guilty of attempted murder yesterday (January 9) following a trial at Cambridge Crown Court.

The jury heard Bond attacked Dr Marian Bond at their home in Willingham Road, Over, near Swavesey, on July 11 last year.

The assault with a lump hammer left her with a severely fractured skull and jaw.

Bond has now been detained under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act 1983. A Section 41 restriction was also imposed, meaning Bond will not be released until a mental health tribunal has decided it is safe to do so.

Bond had already pleaded guilty to intending to cause grievous bodily harm.

The hammer used in the attack Credit: Cambridgeshire police

Dr Bond was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where she was placed in an induced coma and part of her skull was removed to save her life.

She has since made a partial recovery.

Two people have died after collision near Haverhill

Two people have died after collision on A1307 Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two people have died in a collision on the A1307 between the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk border.

The crash happened at about 2.55pm between Horseheath in Cambridgeshire and Haverhill in Suffolk on January 9th.

A silver Hyundai Matrix being driven north was in collision with a white Vauxhall Matrix heading south. A man and a woman travelling in the Hyundai died of their injuries at the scene.

The only person in the Vauxhall, a 42-year-old man from Haverhill, suffered slight injuries.


Corbyn to reveal Brexit plan in Peterborough speech

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Labour Leader. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will give a speech at a community centre near Peterborough this afternoon.

He will outline his plan to make Britian better off after Brexit.

Mr Corbyn will say: "There can be no question of giving Theresa May’s Tories a free pass in the Brexit negotiations.

"Unlike the Tories, Labour will insist on a Brexit that works not just for City interests, but in the interests of us all.”

Deaf grandfather's 'new life' after cochlear implant

Bryan Underwood has a cochlear implant.

A deaf grandfather from Wisbech says that he finally feels alive again after he had his cochlear implant turned on.

Bryan Underwood, 78, had been deaf in one ear since childhood. The operation was carried out after he began losing hearing in the other ear.

He said: "One of my friends said to me, after this was done, I knew you used to stare in space because you couldn't hear what was going on."

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