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Burglar gets stung after breaking into shed full of bees

A burglar who broke into a shed in south London ended up getting stung after being confronted by a swarm of bees. Met Police in Richmond tweeted:

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1/2 Richmond burg team r looking 4 a burglar who attempted 2 burgle a shed in Hampton onTuesday night. Unluckily 4 them the box they opened

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2/2 in shed was a bee hive! Wld have been stung numerous times. Do u know them? Bee a honey & dob them in! Call 101 or Crime Stoppers please

Woman found dead in Richmond on Saturday is named

A woman found dead in Richmond has been named as 43-year-old Bernadeta Nawracaj. Police arrived at an address in Lower Mortlake Road on Saturday to find her body. A post-mortem found she suffered head injuries.

Bernadeta Nawracaj
Bernadeta Nawracaj Credit: Metropolitan Police

Four people - two men, aged 48 and 21, and two women, both aged 27 - have been arrested and are still in custody.

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Arrests over Richmond murder

Four people have been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of a woman.

Officers were called to an address in Sheen Road, Richmond at about 2pm yesterday following concerns for the welfare of a resident.

They found the body of a woman, believed to be 43.The four people held, two men aged 48 and 21, and two women, both aged 27 are in custody at various London police stations.

Report: Murderer John Murch on the run in Richmond

A killer serving a life sentence for murder has been spotted in Richmond town centre and Sheen High Street, according to the Richmond and Twickenham local Guardian.

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John Murch, 52, who was serving life after killing a man in Liverpool but absconded from Medway Maritime hospital in Kent after he was admitted the previous day with chest pains.

Murch is described as white, medium build, 6ft and has balding hair. He has connections to Liverpool, Hammersmith and Fulham areas.

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