The family of a man found dead in a ditch in Peterborough have paid tribute to him. Kevin Lee, 48, was found in a ditch near the A16 at Newborough over the Easter weekend. He was from the Fletton area of Peterborough.
The family issued a statement through Cambridgeshire Police:
"We are devastated by Kevin's death, he was a wonderful husband, father, loving brother and son.
"His naturally infectious personality touched everyone who knew him.
"He will be hugely missed by all his friends and family.
"We are struggling to come to terms with our tragic loss and we ask that we are left alone to grieve in private."
A landlord has been speaking of the shock of two bodies being found close to his pub near Peterborough.
The owner of the Dog in a Doublet pub at Thorney, John McGinn said: "Everyone's going to be shocked. It's not something you expected to happen because we're out of the way and there's nothing around here for miles."
Police in Cambridgeshire are continuing their investigations into the deaths of two people whose bodies were found near the village of Thorney near Peterborough. Detectives were called on Wednesday morning after the bodies were found in a dyke by a member of the public.
Police are treating the discovery of two bodies in a Cambridgeshire village as "unexplained".
Officers were alerted at around 11:30 on Wednesday morning by a member of the public who found the bodies in Thorney, near Peterborough.
Police investigating a murder in Peterborough over the Easter weekend have confirmed two people they wanted to question have been arrested.
The body of 48-year-old Kevin Lee was found in a ditch by the side of the A16 on Saturday.
West Mercia Police have confirmed they are liaising with officers in Cambridgeshire after Gary Stretch, 47, and Joanna Dennehy were arrested in Hereford yesterday afternoon.
Murder squad detectives in Cambridgeshire have arrested two people they were trying to trace after a body was discovered in a ditch by the A16 near Peterborough on Saturday.
Gary Stretch and Joanna Dennehy are now helping police with their enquiries.
POLICE have launched a murder inquiry after the body of a man was discovered in a ditch near the A16 at Newborough near Peterborough on Saturday morning.
The victim was reported missing on Good Friday and his estate car was found burnt out near a farm at Yaxley that evening.
A post mortem has revealed he died from stab wounds.