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Police probe after man and woman die in Ipswich

The man and the woman were found dead in Siloam Place. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have sealed off a house in Ipswich after two people were found dead.

Officers were called just after 8.50am this morning, Monday 6 August, to an address in Siloam Place, where a man was found outside the property with serious injuries, but he died shortly after the arrival of emergency services.

A dead woman was then found inside the property.

A police investigation into the circumstances of the deaths is currently underway.


Man charged with the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens, 17, was stabbed to death on Saturday 2 June in Ipswich. Credit: Suffolk Police

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens in Ipswich and a teenager is being questioned in connection with the death.

Callum Platts of no fixed abode has been remanded to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday 25 July.

Suffolk Police say a 19-year-old man from Barking was arrested in Ipswich on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs and has been further arrested on suspicion of the murder of Mr Spencer-Aitkens. He is being questioned at Martlesham Police investigation Centre.

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens, 17, was stabbed to death on Saturday 2 June in Packard Avenue.

A 22-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were charged with murder in June. Two other men aged 20 and 19, arrested in early June on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, remain on bail until Monday 30 July.

Ipswich man dies after crash in Cambridgeshire

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash Credit: .

A 50-year-old man from Ipswich has died after a crash in Cambridgeshire on Friday night (July 13).

Mitica Baiculescu, from London Road, was a passenger in a Volkswagen and died after a crash on the A1307 at Linton.

At about 9.15pm a black Volkswagen Passat and a blue Audi A3 collided outside Dalehead Foods in Cambridge Road.

The drivers of both vehicles and three passengers in the Volkswagen sustained serious injuries and were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where one person remains.

“I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or either of the vehicles in the moments leading up to it. “It happened around the time of a shift changeover at Dalehead Foods therefore there were a number of cars leaving the site around the time of the collision.

"I am particularly keen to hear from any employees who were leaving or arriving at the site around this time.”

– PC John Blood

Concern for missing 82-year-old man from Suffolk

Have you seen Peter?

An 82-year-old man has gone missing from Shotley Gate near Ipswich.

Peter Sutcliffe was last seen at 09:50 this morning on a bus heading towards Ipswich.

Peter was last seen wearing a dark coloured baseball cap, cream T-shirt with “old guys rule” written on the front, jeans and white shoes.

Peter’s family and officers are concerned for his welfare and are asking anyone who has seen Peter or who has any information on where he may be to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting CAD 81 of 18th July 2018.

Firecrews and police on scene of major fire in Ipswich

Garrick Way in Ipswich

A fire has broken out in shops and flats in Ipswich.

Six fire crews are on the scene at Garrick Way.

Firefighters tackle the fire Credit: Suffolk Fire and Rescue

A spokesman from Suffolk fire service said the blaze was up to 10m high and 100m in length. It is affecting the ground floor of the buildings as well as some outhouse buildings.

They denied reports from witnesses that there had been an explosion.

Police are also in attendance and have closed the road. There have been no reports of injuries.


Hospitals merge to create biggest NHS Trust in East Anglia

Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals have now formally merged Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two of our hospitals have officially merged today (Sunday 1 July) to create the biggest NHS trust in East Anglia.

Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals will now be working together as part of the East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

The hospitals already share a Chief Executive and Chairman.

Health bosses say the merger will help save services that might otherwise have been under threat.

'It's knowing we'll have to live the rest of our lives without him': Family of murdered teen

Flowers placed at the scene in Ipswich Credit: ITV News Anglia

The family of murdered teenager 17-year old Tavis Spencer-Aitkens say his death has devastated them all and everyday gets harder.

Speaking to ITV News Anglia his mother said the last month has been a 'living hell.'

His mother Sharon Box and aunt Sinead Brown spoke to ITV News Anglia's Hannah Pettifer.

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