A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a grandfather who was attacked as he walked his dogs.
Peter Wrighton, 83, from Banham, was repeatedly stabbed in the neck and head. His body was found in woodland near the village of East Harling on August 5.
Alexander Palmer, of Dereham Road, Bawdeswell, was charged in the early hours of this morning.
He has been remanded in custody and will appear before magistrates in Norwich later today.
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Police have more time to question a man over the brutal stabbing of a pensioner - having spoken to more than 700 people at the scene.