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Hearing continues into death of Tory activist

Elliott's parents Credit: ITV News Anglia

The parents of a Cambridgeshire Tory activist who took his own life are expected to make a statement today at the hearing into his death.

Elliot Johnson from Wisbech was found on railway tracks in Bedfordshire last September.

Elliott Johnson

He left a letter making allegations of bullying within the Tory Party. But today's inquest will not be looking those claims.


Man accused of Wisbech murder appears in court

Laraine Rayner. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police.

A 43-year-old man accused of murdering a woman in Wisbech has appeared in court.

Steven Stocks, who is also from Wisbech, is also charged with preventing the lawful and decent burial of 53-year-old Laraine Rayner.

The mother-of-three was found stabbed to death at a property in Mill Road.

Stocks is set to appear at Cambridge Crown Court on October 17.

Man charged with murder of woman in Wisbech

Laraine Rayner. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Wisbech last month.

53-year-old Laraine Rayner was stabbed to death at a house in Mill Road on April 24.

43-year-old Steven Stocks from Wisbech has now been charged with murder, as well as preventing a lawful and decent burial.

Stocks will appear at Peterborough Magistrates' this morning.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Wisbech

The body was found at a property in Mill Close Credit: ITV Anglia

A has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman’s body at a house in Wisbech.

The 43-year-old was arrested following the discovery of the woman, who is in her 50s, in Mill Close.

Police were called at just after 9.40pm yesterday (Sunday) after reports people were concerned for a woman at the house.

The arrested man is currently being treated in hospital for minor injuries.

A post mortem examination is to be carried out at Peterborough City Hospital.


Police launch murder inquiry after woman's body found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a woman's body. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police in Cambridgeshire have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a Fenland village.

Officers were called at an address in Murrow near Wisbech on Monday evening by the ambulance service after reports of the sudden death of a woman.

A police cordon is currently in place and the death is being treated as suspicious. So far officers have been unable to trace the woman's next of kin and her cause of death has yet to be established.

A 51-year-old man from Murrow has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at Peterborough police station.

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