Police investigating the murder of an 80-year-old man in Grimsey Road in Leiston, Suffolk have been given more time to question a woman about his death.
John Proctor was found dead at a house on Monday. Detectives now have until Friday evening to question a 41 year old woman who was arrested on suspicion of his murder.
A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that the cause of death was compression of the neck.
Detectives made an application for a warrant of further detention at Ipswich Magistrates' Court, where they were granted an additional 26 hours to question the suspect, which will expire at 5.20pm Friday 19th June.
Detectives continue to appeal for anyone who may have information in relation to this crime to contact the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference LE/15/614.
Police say that they're now treating the death of a man in a Suffolk town as murder.
The body of a man was found at a house in Grimsey Road in Leiston yesterday morning (June 15).
After a post mortem in Ipswich today, it's been revealed that the man died from compression of the neck.
He'll be formally identified tomorrow.
A woman in her 20s has been arrested over a double stabbing in Leiston on Friday night (April 17).
A man was stabbed in his upper body in Farrow Close, while a teenager also received similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.
Both people were taken to hospital, but their injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening.
Now, a 27-year-old woman from Leiston has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit GBH.
She has since been released on bail.
Police are still carrying out high visibility patrols in the area.
Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of a man and a teenager in Leiston last night say that the victims may have known the people that attacked them.
Officers were sent to Farrow Close last night after they were told that a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in the upper body.
At around the same time, they were called to a 16-year-old boy with similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.
The victims were both taken to hospital, but their injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening.
Police say that they will be carrying out high visibility patrols in the local area across the weekend.
A man and a teenager have been stabbed in the Suffolk town of Leiston in what police believe were connected incidents.
Officers were sent to Farrow Close last night (April 17) after they were told that a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in his upper body.
They were then simultaneously made aware that a 16-year-old boy had received similar injuries at the nearby Harling Way playing field.
Both victims were taken to hospital.
The Police Helicopter was deployed to search the area, but so far no one has been arrested.
A man who went missing in the Leiston area of Suffolk has been found.
Officers received a call around 1.10pm saying Brian Nunn was safe.
A new emergency alert system is being trialled in Suffolk just a mile from a nuclear power station
Leiston is one of three places in the country testing the new text alert scheme.
In the event of an emergency, messages would be sent to all mobile phones in the area but there are concerns that it could exclude many people in the community.
Kate Prout reports.