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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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Murder arrest over brutal stabbing of Norfolk pensioner

Peter Wrighton was walking his dogs in Norfolk when he was attacked. Credit: Norfolk Police.

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the brutal stabbing of a pensioner in Norfolk.

Police say the suspect is from the local area and is being held in custody.

Peter Wrighton, who was 83 and from Banham, was found dead in woodland near East Harling last Saturday, August 5.

The dog walker was repeatedly stabbed in the head and neck.

Detectives say they will re-close The Street, close to where Mr Wrighton was found, later today for "operational reasons".

Forensic police at the scene near East Harling in Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

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