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.Read the full story ›
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.
The niece of murderered pensioner Una Crown has called for the public to help catch her killer.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating a sudden death in Wisbech in Cambridgeshire.
Ambulance crews called police to a property in the North Brink area of the town at around 11:45am yesterday.
The death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Police added it is not being linked to the investigation into the murder of 86-year-old Una Crown.
Murdered pensioner Una Crown from Wisbech was stabbed several times and then set on fireRead the full story ›