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Three charged with murder as police step up patrols in Bedford

The scene in Leven Walk in Bedford. Credit: South Beds News Agency

Three men have been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old man in Bedford.

Patryk Olowniuk was found on Leven Walk in Brickhill. He died from a gunshot wound.

Lance Marshalleck, 30, from Northamptonshire, Ryan Davis, 27, and Marcus West, 26, who are both from Bedford were arrested on Thursday and charged with murder yesterday (November 2).

Marshalleck was also charged with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and possessing a firearm with intent to commit an offence. They have all been remanded in custody.

Officers will continue to carry out patrols in the area today - a week on from Mr Olowniuk’s death.

They say this is "to provide further reassurance to the local community".

They are also urging people to come and speak to them if they have any information which could further help with the investigation.

The scene in Leven Walk in Bedford. Credit: South Beds News Agency
  • You can report information to police on 101 or via the online reporting centre on the Bedfordshire Police website, quoting Operation Mocha.
  • Alternatively you can report information to Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Man charged with murder following stabbing in Bedford

A man's has been charged with murder follow a stabbing in Bedford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been charged with murder after a man died from stab wounds in in Bedford.

Jamal Jeng, 21, from Clapham near Bedford, was charged in connection with an incident at a flat in St Mary's Street on Friday 28 September.

The victim, a man in his 30s from Bedford, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bedfordshire police says they still looking to trace other suspects and are appealing for information.


Police launch murder investigation after 16-year-old boy is stabbed in Bedford

Police in Bedford have launched a murder investigation after a 16-year-old boy suffered stab wounds.

Police in Bedford have launched a murder investigation after a 16-year-old boy suffered stab wounds and other injuries.

The incident happened at around 10.20pm on Sunday 16 September and the boy died in hospital from his injuries.

Police officers are now carrying out additional high visibility patrols in the area.

“It is always a tragedy when someone so young loses their life and our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends.

“We will do all we can to trace those responsible and bring them to justice. The public can play a big part in helping us do that.

“Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident, or has any other information, should contact us as soon as they can.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Michael Branston, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit

A 19-year-old man from Bedford has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.

Have you seen this man? Police appeal after Luton crash

Officers are looking for Casim Hussain, 19, from Luton. Credit: Bedfordshire Police.

Police are trying to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with a crash in Luton which left a teenage boy with life-threatening injuries.

The 14-year-old remains in hospital after the crash in Leagrave Road on Wednesday afternoon, which involved a VW Golf.

Officers are looking for Casim Hussain, 19, from Luton and believe he may still be in the Marsh Farm or Hockwell Ring areas of the town.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts or who may have seen him should contact Bedfordshire Police on 101. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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