Body in ditch - police launch murder inquiry

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.

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Three murders in Peterborough

Police in Cambridgeshire are linking the murders of three men in the Peterborough area. One was found stabbed on Easter Saturday in Newborough and two more were found at nearby Thorney on Wednesday.