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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body discovered in Bedfordshire

A man has been arrested after a woman's body was discovered in Bedfordshire

Police investigating the death of a woman, whose body was found in undergrowth in Houghton Regis have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

The body of Sharon Fade, 45, from Houghton Regis, was discovered by on Tuesday afternoon.

An investigation has been launched by the Beds, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit.

The police say they are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the death and are following a number of lines of enquiry and are keen to hear from anyone who saw Sharon Fade in the days before her body was found.

She was last seen wearing light coloured leggings, with a dark pattern, a light coloured t-shirt, a black leather jacket and blue, red and white Nike trainers.

She may also have been carrying a black Nike shoulder bag,

The man under arrest is being held at Luton Police Station.

More surgery for Bedfordshire teen after dog attacks his face

Watch a video report by ITV News Anglia's Matt Hudson about a teenager from Bedfordshire who has part of his nose ripped off in a dog attack.

Aiden Noel needed five hours of surgery after a Jack Russell belonging to the family of a friend attacked him.


Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in car crash

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a car in Bedfordshire.

It happened on Bedford Road in Houghton Regis at around 2am this morning (Monday).

The man, who is believed to be in his 30s, has been taken to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire Roads Policing Unit on 101.

Roads closed for funeral procession

The family and friends of a father from Bedfordshire who was found dead at a travellers' site have processed through Houghton Regis for his funeral.

Adam Fanelli, who was 31, was found dead at Nash Park in Buckinghamshire on the 17th of March. Two men have been charged with his murder.

The police closed roads for the funeral procession to and from All Saints Church in Houghton Regis this afternoon.

Watch Olivia Paterson's report below...


Concern for missing Bedfordshire woman

Susanne Kinnear Credit: Bedfordshire Police

There is concern for a 22-year-old woman who has been missing from Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, since last week.

Susanne Kinnear – known as Suzzie – was last seen by friends in Hammersmith Gardens at around midnight on Wednesday 4th June.

Suzzie, who has links to Northamptonshire where her father lives, is white, 5ft 5ins tall, with short blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a navy blue Nike waterproof jacket, red polo shirt, blue tracksuit bottoms with mud on the side of the leg and orange striped trainers.

Bedfordshire Police say they would like to stress that Suzzie is not in any trouble but would encourage her to get in contact so they know that she is safe and well.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police on 101.

CCTV of suspect released after woman 'indecently touched'.

Photo of the man who allegedly touched a women indecently Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police has released a CCTV image of a man suspected of indecently touching a woman.

The victim was shopping in Bedford Square, Houghton Regis when she was followed by the man who indecently touched her.

The suspect is described as white, about 18 years old, slim build, 5ft 8ins tall with brown hair. He was wearing a distinctive light blue hoody.

Witnesses are being asked to contact PC Sam Shane at Luton CID on 01582 394064, or call the 24 hour non-emergency number 101.

Owner rescued from street attack by her dog

A dog owner from Bedfordshire is praising her brave pet after he came to her rescue when she was attacked in the street.

Buddy, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was being walked by Diane Henderson from Houghton Regis when she was attacked by a man demanding money.

Hearing her scream Buddy came to the rescue and the robber got more than he bargained for.

Click below to see a report by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

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