Triple murder in Peterborough

The latest on the police investigation into a triple murder in Peterborough. All three victims had been stabbed and their bodies dumped.

Two people questioned in triple murder investigation

A 30-year old woman who was arrested in Hereford last week, was last night taken to Cambridgeshire to be questioned over the murders of Kevin Lee, who was 48, John Chapman, who was 56, and Lucasz Slaboszewki, who was 31.

It follows the arrest of a 55-year old man in Peterborough yesterday, on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The bodies of Mr Chapman and Mr Slaboszewki were found at Thorney Dyke on Wednesday 3 April. Kevin Lee's body was found four days before on Saturday 30 March in Newborough.

All three victims were stabbed. In total six people have been arrested as part of the investigation.

Post mortem examination completed on Cambridgeshire bodies

A post mortem examination on two bodies discovered at Thorney Dyke, near Peterborough, has revealed that the victims died from stab wounds Credit: ITV News Central

A post mortem examination on two bodies discovered at Thorney Dyke, near Peterborough, has revealed that the victims died from stab wounds. Police are linking the deaths to the murder of Kevin Lee whose body was discovered in Newborough.

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Police release picture of Thorney Dyke murder victim

John Chapman's body was found at Thorney Dyke

A picture of a murdered man whose body was found near Peterborough has been released by police.

John Chapman, 56, of Bifield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, was discovered along with Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, from Peterborough, at Thorney Dyke on Wednesday (April 3).

The deaths are being treated as murder and are being linked to the murder of Kevin Lee whose body was discovered in Newborough on Saturday (March 30).

Bodies at Thorney: victims named

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Two murdered men who were discovered at Thorney on Wednesday (April 3) have been named.

The bodies of John Chapman, 56, of Bifield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, and Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, also from Peterborough, were discovered at Thorney Dyke by a member of the public.

Their deaths are being linked to the murder of Kevin Lee whose body was discovered in Newborough on Saturday (March 30).

Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Mr Lee.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

Two men, aged 23 and 32, arrested over the weekend have been released on bail.

A 47-year-old man arrested in Hereford earlier this week remains in custody. A 30-year-old woman also arrested in Hereford has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Bodies found may be linked to the murder of Kevin Lee

The discovery of two bodies at Thorney Dyke near Peterborough yesterday (April 3), is now being investigated alongside the murder of Kevin Lee, who was found close to the A16 in Newborough, on Saturday.

Police were alerted yesterday morning by a member of the public. One of the men was in his 30s, the other his 50s. They cannot be named at this time.

Operation Darcy was launched following the discovery of Mr Lee's body in a ditch in Newborough, near Peterborough, on Saturday morning (March 30).

He was last seen at 2pm on Good Friday and was reported missing later that day.

A post mortem examination revealed he died from of stab wounds.

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