A year on since the murder of Una Crown from Wisbech, police are making a fresh appeal for witnesses.
Year anniversary prompts renewed appeal
Murdered pensioner Una Crown's niece has appealed for help to catch her killer six months after she was found dead in her Wisbech home.
Police have been in Wisbech today in the hope of encouraging someone to come forward with the vital information they need to find the killer of Una Crown.
Officers have been putting up posters and urging members of the East Cambridgeshire community to think back one year to the day of the murder.
Una Crown was stabbed to death before her body was burned at her home at Magazine Lane.
No-one has been charged with her murder.
Dt Sgt Graham McMillan led today's appeal.
Police have urged people to think about the actions of their loved ones as they continue to hunt the killer of a Wisbech pensioner.
Una Crown was stabbed to death and set on fire at her home at Magazine Lane exactly a year ago today.
A £10,000 reward is on offer for information which leads to the conviction of the 86-year-old's killer but no one has yet been charged.Today, Cambridgeshire Police issued a fresh appeal.
Det Ch Insp Jon Hutchinson said the investigation was still "very active" and the force was determined to find the person responsible.
He added: "I would urge people to think back to this time a year ago, did a friend or loved one come home with blood on them or smelling of smoke?
"Were they acting strangely around that time? Did they suddenly come into money?
"Any information, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, could prove crucial to solving this terrible crime and giving some closure to Mrs Crown's family who are desperate for answers."
A year on since the murder of Una Crown in Wisbech and detectives say they are determined to get justice for her family.
The body of the 86-year old was discovered stabbed to death in her bungalow in Magazine Lane on Sunday 13th January 2013.
Detectives investigating the murder have made a fresh appeal 12 months on from the murder.
Detective Chief Inspector Jon Hutchinson said: "This is still a very active investigation and we have a dedicated team working on solving this horrific murder.
"We are determined to get justice for Mrs Crown and her family and are following up a number of lines of enquiry in order to catch and convict the person responsible.
"However, we still believe the answer to this crime lies in the local community and we need their help."
A burglar who broke into murdered pensioner Una Crown's home in Wisbech has been jailed. Dainius Stelmokas, 29, of De Havilland Road, Wisbech, forced his way into the 86-year-old's bungalow in Magazine Lane on April 4. Once inside he stole a television, stereo and portable DVD player.
A neighbour called police after spotting a plywood sheet which had been used to board up the back door of the property had been removed. Crime scene investigators discovered a fingerprint and Stelmokas was arrested on April 6.
He pleaded guilty to burglary and was jailed for 10 months at Cambridge Crown Court . All of the stolen property has been recovered. Mrs Crown's body was discovered in the bungalow on January 13.
She had been stabbed and then set on fire in an apparent effort to disguise her injuries and destroy evidence. A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains on bail until July 2.
Detectives hunting the killer of Wisbech pensioner Una Crown say they've been encouraged by last night's Crimewatch appeal.
Cambrisgeshire Police say they've received a number of interesting calls regarding the 86-year-old's murder.
The body of Una Crown, who was 86, was discovered at her bungalow in Wisbech earlier this year. Police say anyone with information should call the Major Crime Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.
Detectives investigating the murder of a pensioner from Wisbech are making a fresh appeal for information three months on from her death.
The body of Una Crown was discovered at her home in Magazine Lane on 13th January. She had been stabbed and her body set on fire.
A 58 year old man is currently on bail in connection with the inquiry.
A MAN arrested on suspicion of the murder of Una Crown in Wisbech has been bailed.
The 58 year old had been arrested yesterday morning (Thursday). He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Mrs Crown, 86, was discovered in her home in Magazine Lane on Sunday, January 13. She was last seen alive on the morning of Friday, January 11, but had spoken to a friend by telephone on the Saturday.