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King's Lynn stabbing victim named by police

Cristina Magda-Calancea died of multiple stab wounds Credit: Submitted

Police have named the woman stabbed to death in King's Lynn late on Friday.

Cristina Magda-Calancea, who was 26, was found at an address at Fenland Road with serious injuries around 10.15pm on September 21.

She had been stabbed a number of times and later died in hospital.

Gediminas Jasinskas, 29, of Tennyson Avenue in King's Lynn, has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court this morning.

Plane in Sandringham crash had 'engine corrosion'

An inquest has heard that a plane that crashed on the Sandringham estate in West Norfolk, killing two people, had significant corrosion in the engine.

Nigel Dodds and Val Barnes, both from Gateshead, died in the accident last September as they were flying to Newcastle.


Police investigate discovery of body in ditch in Norfolk

Police in Norfolk are investigating the discovery of a body in King's Lynn.

Police in Norfolk are investigating the discovery of a body of a man in a ditch in King's Lynn.

The man, in his 40s, was found close to a police station and Norfolk Police said: "As a result of previous police contact the matter has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) as standard procedure.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but it is not believed to be suspicious.

Officers were called to the scene in the Saddlebow Road area of the town shortly before 1pm on Tuesday 24 July.

The road was closed with police are asking drivers to avoid the area

Norfolk supermarket supplier recalls frozen vegetables over listeria fears

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A supermarket supplier based in King's Lynn has recalled some of its frozen vegetable products over fears they could contain the deadly listeria bacteria.

Own-brand sweetcorn items for Tesco, Aldi and Sainsbury's are among those affected.

A list of 49 recalled products has been posted on The Food Standards Agency's website.

"The products listed above might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

"Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea.

"Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems."

– Food Standards Agency

The FSA is advising anyone who has bought the products to return them to the store where it was bought for a full refund.

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