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Elderly man found stabbed to death in woodland

Police are hunting the killer of an 83-year-old man found stabbed to death in woodland at East Harling near Thetford in Norfolk.

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Police still trying to trace key witnesses in brutal stabbing

Peter Wrighton (83) was stabbed to death in woodland in East Harling in Norfolk. Credit: Norfolk Police

More than 100 police officers and staff are now involved in trying to track down the killer who brutally stabbed Peter Wrighton in Norfolk woodland.

The 83-year-old was found dead some six miles from his home village of Banham between Attleborough and Thetford.

Out walking his two dogs, Mr Wrighton was stabbed in the head and neck.

More than two hundred people have already come forward to help in the police inquiry but officers are still trying to trace key witnesses.

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