Riley Workman murder trial

The trial has begun of a former game keeper accused of killing former army officer Riley Workman.

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Police widen search for Colchester murder weapon

Police in Colchester have widened their hunt for the weapon used in a frenzied attack on a vulnerable man.

James Attfield, 33, from East Bay in Colchester, was struck down in Lower Castle Park early on Saturday morning - he suffered 102 knife wounds before he died.

Detectives are still struggling to find a motive for the attack.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Victoria Lampard.

Historic murder investigation seeks woman caller

Detectives in Great Yarmouth, investigating a murder 29 years ago say they want to talk to a woman who called them at the time.

They believe she may hold a vital clue to the circumstances surrounding the death of 24 year old Peter Miller who was stabbed in his home on Camden Place in 1984.

The woman rang asking to speak to a female officer on Sunday 30th December that year but wouldn't leave her name.

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Murder detectives re-arrest man

Police investigating the murder of a woman in Bury St Edmunds have re-arrested a man in connection with the killing. Mary Roberts, who was 50 was found dead in a pub car park in the town in March.

A 56 year old man from the Bury St Edmunds area was re-arrested this morning on suspicion of murder and is currently being held in the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre. A 59 year old man remains on police bail.

£5,000 reward after Stevenage murder

Thomas Ward Credit: ITV Anglia

A reward of up to £5,000 is being offered by Crimestoppers for information after a man was shot dead as his young family slept nearby in Stevenage.

Thomas Ward, who was 21 years old and a father to his five day old daughter Lilly was murdered on Dyes Lane, Stevenage on Tuesday April 23rd as he lay in bed with his wife Theresa.

Three men with their faces covered are believed to have attacked his caravan before Thomas came out of the caravan and was shot in the chest. He then ran from the caravan before being found by his family unconscious in undergrowth nearby.

The men are believed to have escaped in a white Audi A3.

Detective Inspector Sharn Basra, from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit said: “I would like to thank Crimestoppers for putting forward such a large reward to help with our investigation.

“This was a horrific murder which was carried out in cold blood. It has left a young infant without her father, a woman without her husband and a family without their son and brother.

“Whilst a large number of enquiries are being made, I am hoping that someone will be able to provide information which can help us identify those responsible."

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Forensic teams search murder scene

Forensic teams at the scene of the stabbing
Forensic teams at the scene of the stabbing Credit: ITV Anglia

Police forensic teams are searching an area of Luton after a 19 year old man was fatally stabbed.

Police found the victim after they were called to investigate reports of a disturbance at Milliners Court on Milliners Way.

Murder investigation launched in Luton

A murder investigation has been launched after a 19 year old man was fatally stabbed in Luton.

Police were called to a disturbance at Milliners Court. The man was taken at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital but died soon after arrival.

A 19 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned by detectives.

Pair deny Chittering murder

Llywelyn Thomas Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Two men have denied the murder of a pensioner near Ely in a suspected botched burglary. Llywelyn Thomas, 76, was discovered at his home in Ely Road, Chittering, Cambridgeshire, on December 18th, 2011. He was last seen alive the previous evening.

Frankie Parker, 25, of Nene Road, Ely, and Gary Smith, 20, of no fixed address, pleaded not guilty at the Old Bailey to the murder of Mr Thomas.

Earlier, at the same court, a third man, John Smith, 66, of Wold Gate, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, denied assisting an offender.

Parker and Gary Smith were remanded in custody, while John Smith was granted conditional bail.

The judge, Mr Justice Singh, said there will be hearing for the case at the Old Bailey on May 24, and the trial is due to start at Cambridge Crown Court on July 1.

Could van hold the clue to Luton murder?

The scene of the shooting in Brunel Road in Luton
The scene of the shooting in Brunel Road in Luton Credit: ITV Anglia

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Luton are looking for a white Transit style van seen in the area at the time of the attack.

The victim, named locally as 46 year old Paul Foster, died after being shot outside a house in Brunel Road.

He was driven to hospital by friends but doctors were unable to save him.

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