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Body found in Hitchin identified as William Taylor

The body of a man discovered in a river in Hitchin has now been formally identified as William ‘Bill’ Taylor Credit: ITV Anglia

The body of a man discovered in a river in Hitchin has now been formally identified as William ‘Bill’ Taylor.

A member of the public found the body near Charlton Road on the afternoon of Sunday, February 10.

Mr Taylor’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Extensive enquiries have been carried out at the scene by officers from the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Major Crime Unit.

Mr Taylor, aged 70, was last seen at his home in Gosmore at around 9pm on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Since he was reported missing extensive enquiries have taken place and three people have been arrested and charged in connection with his murder.

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Want to look like a Viking ? The students offering historical hairdos!

The pop up Viking Sassoon salon at Norwich Castle Museum Credit: ITV Anglia

You'll have heard of Vidal Sassoon but hairdressing students set up Viking Sassoon at Norwich's Castle Museum to give visitors historical hairdos.

The Scandinavian invaders liked to have their hair and beards plaited and beaded.

Students from City College will hold their pop up salon again during weekends in April.

Getting plaited and beaded like a Viking ! Credit: ITV Anglia

It's all part of a major exhibition on The Vikings being held at Norwich Castle Museum until September.

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Armed men attack couple at home in Snettisham

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Police are searching for two armed men who attacked a couple at a house in Snettisham in Norfolk.

Officers were called to Beach Road shortly after 12.20pm on Friday 15 February after two men entered a property armed with a knife and demanded money.

Both householders were assaulted during the incident; a man suffered a knife injury to his face while a woman was hit to the ground suffering a minor injury. Both required treatment as hospital but have since been discharged.

The suspects left empty-handed.

My "superhero" Mum pays tribute to son who's died aged just 4

Denver Clinton, who's passed away aged just 4 years old. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A boy from Norfolk - whose brave battle with a rare form of cancer inspired a community - has died aged four.

Denver Clinton was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2018.

Thousands of pounds were raised to realise his final wishes and a series of events were held in his honour, including a celebrity football match in Dereham where Denver arrived by helicopter.

His mother said he would always be her "superhero."

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