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Norwich murder victim named

Mick Currer was murdered in his flat in Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have confirmed the identity of a man murdered in Norwich at the weekend.

Mick Currer, who was 59, was found dead at his home in Saffron Square on Saturday, 12th November.

A post mortem examination found Mr Currer died from severe chest and facial injuries after he was attacked.


Man charged with murder over Norwich stab death

Mr Stannard suffered fatal stab wounds in Bowers Avenue in Norwich Credit: ITV Anglia

A man from the London area has been charged in connection with the murder of Steve Stannard earlier this month.

Police say 19-year-old Hassiem Baqir's been charged after Mr Stannard suffered fatal stab wounds in Bowers Avenue shortly after 2.30pm on Saturday 5 November 2016.

Baqir has been remanded in custody and will appear at Norwich Magistrates Court for his first hearing on Wednesday 16 November 2016.

Murder inquiry launched after man found dead with severe chest and face injuries

The man was found dead at a property in Saffron Square, Norwich. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry following the discovery of a man’s body in Norwich yesterday (Saturday 12 November).

Officers were called to a property in Saffron Square at 7am and found the body of a man, aged in his 50s.

A Home Office post mortem examination has revealed that the man died as a result of severe chest and facial injuries from an assault.

We are in the very early stages of this inquiry and are piecing together the events leading up to his death.

I understand how shocking this will be to the local community, particularly given how rare incidents of this nature tend to be.

That’s why I am asking for anybody with any information concerning the incident to contact the police as soon as possible.

– Detective Superintendent Paul Durham from the Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team

Police say their inquiries are continuing.


Man charged after attack on two teenage boys

A man's been charged in connection with an attack on two teenagers Credit: ITV Anglia

A man's been charged with grievous bodily harm in connection with an attack on two teenage boys in Norwich.

The boys were attacked in Chapelfield Gardens at around 7.20pm on Friday 11 November.

A 15-year-old boy suffered knife wounds to his hands, arm and ear and a 16-year-old boy's eye socket was fractured,

Both were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital where they are receiving treatment.

Tyler Tomkinson, aged 18 and of Devonshire Street in Norwich, has been charged with two counts of grievous bodily harm. He'll appear before Norwich Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Monday 14 November).

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the incident and anyone with information should contact DC Craig Leeder at Norwich CID on 101.

Police investigate sudden death in Norwich

Police have sealed off the area in Saffron Square in Norwich Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are investigating following an unexplained death in Norwich.

Officers were called shortly before 7am this morning, Saturday 12 November, to reports a body of a man had been found at a property in Saffron Square.

The area's been sealed off while officers make their initial enquiries and the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Fundraising campaign for drowned teenagers' headstone reaches target

Cousins Bonheur Musangay and Stella Kambi died at Thorpe Marshes, near Norwich, last summer.

More than £2,000 has been raised to pay for gravestones for two teenagers who drowned at a nature reserve near Norwich.

Bonheur Musangay, who was 14, and his 17-year-old cousin Stella Kambi died at Thorpe Marshes in August 2015.

They were buried side by side at a cemetery in Thorpe St Andrew but the family said they could not afford a memorial headstone.

A campaign on the JustGiving fundraising site has now exceeded its £1,500 target. []( Read more: Tribute to two teenagers who died at nature reserve.

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