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Peterborough murder: Little boy remains in hospital but women in 30s discharged

A police cordon at Cromwell Road in Peterborough Credit: ITV News Anglia

The nine-year-old boy who was at the stabbed in Peterborough yesterday is still in hospital, but a woman in her 30s who was also stabbed has been discharged.

The Major Crime Unit which is investigating the murder case said that a man in his 40s who was arrested on suspicion of murder is still in custody at Thorpe Wood police station.

One woman has been killed and the 30-year-old woman and the nine-year-old boy were both stabbed in Cromwell Road.



Pensioner to face murder charge - nearly 16 years after attack on man in Cambridge

Alexander Lloyd died nearly 14 years after being assaulted in Cambridge Credit: Cambridge News

A man convicted of wounding a 23-year-old in Cambridge 16 years ago has been summoned to court to answer a charge of murder.

Alexander Lloyd was left with irreversible brain damage and paralysis after an assault on Hills Road in 2003. Nearly 14 years later, he died.

Bakri Siraj-Eldin was jailed in 2004 in connection with the attack.

Now 79 and living in Hove, East Sussex, he has been summoned to appear at Cambridge Magistrates' Court to answer a charge of murder.

Bakri Siraj-Eldin faces a charge of murder over the death of Alexander Lloyd Credit: Cambridge News

How did man found dead in Diss churchyard get head injury?

A man's body was found in the grounds of St Mary's Church, Diss Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are trying to work out how a man found dead in a churchyard in Diss suffered a head injury.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 40s, was discovered just before 9am on Tuesday, 30 April, in the grounds of St Mary's Church.

Det Insp Lewis Craske, of Norfolk Police, said a post mortem examination was due to take place today (Wednesday).

"It is not yet clear how the man came to suffer the head injury and our enquiries are ongoing to try and establish the exact circumstances leading up to his death.

"While we are treating the death as unexplained at this time, I would urge anyone who may be able to assist with our enquiries to contact police."

– Set Insp Lews Crask, Norfolk Police
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