A man has been charged with murder after the death of a man in Peterborough.

Barry Chapman, who is 34 and lives in Paynels in Orton Goldhay, Peterborough is in custody and will appear on a video-link at Cambridge Magistrates Court today (May 28).

People reported a disturbance in Park Road at 4.45pm on Monday (May 25).

Police and paramedics arrived at the scene where victim Nigel Wright, 64, was pronounced dead.

A post mortem examination conducted yesterday (May 26) at Peterborough City Hospital concluded he died as a result of traumatic head and facial injuries.

Chapman has also been separately charged with raping a woman.