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Woman due in court over man's murder

A woman's been charged with murder after a man was fatally stabbed at a house in Norfolk.

57-year-old Kumarathas Rajasingam was found at a house at Burdock Close in Wymondham. He had serious wounds to his head and chest and died in Hospital.

A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that the likely cause of his death was multiple organ failure arising from stab wounds.

Emergency services were called to a house in Burdock Close Credit: ITV Anglia

Jeyamalar Kumarathas will appear before magistrates in Norwich accused of his murder.

Detectives say they believe the attack is an isolated incident but they are keen to speak to anyone who has information that could assist their investigation.

Murder enquiry after man stabbed in chest and head

Norfolk Police have launched a murder enquiry after a man was stabbed in the chest and head in Wymondham.

Officers were called to a property in Burdock Close in the town at about 11.50pm on Saturday 16 March after concerns for the safety of an occupant inside.

When they arrived they found a 67 year old man with serious stab wounds to his chest and head. The victim was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he died earlier today.

A woman in her 60s has been arrested in connection with the assault.

We are in the very early stages of our investigation with detectives continuing their enquiries this afternoon. However, I can confirm that we believe all those involved were known to each other and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident at this time."

– D S Kate Thacker


Two deny murder after supermarket attack

Nick Rogers was allegedly assaulted in the Morrisons store in Wymondham. Credit: Norfolk Police/ITV News Anglia

Two men have denied murdering a 26-year-old who was attacked inside a Morrisons supermarket in Norfolk

Nick Singh, also known as Nick Rogers, was allegedly assaulted inside the store at Wymondham, near Norwich on Monday 17 July and died in hospital the following day.

Lee Monk, 19, and his uncle John Monk, 43, appeared by videolink at Norwich Crown Court charged with Mr Rogers's murder. Their trial is due to take place in December.

Organs of supermarket murder victim to be donated

Nick Rogers was assaulted in the Morrisons store in Wymondham. Credit: Norfolk Police/ITV News Anglia

The family of a man killed in a Norfolk supermarket earlier this week have revealed his organs have been donated to others.

26-year-old Nick Rogers died following a fight at the Morrisons store in Wymondham on Monday night.

Paying tribute to her son, his mum Sue Rogers said she hoped he would live on in the people he had saved.

Two men have been charged with murder and affray.

Words cannot describe the overwhelming gut wrenching sadness and anger we are all feeling at the loss of Nicholas. We had a strong bond and while Nick didn’t always get things right, he so desperately wanted to change his life for the better.

I hope that by donating your organs, the lives of others have been saved and you will live on with them. We hope they all lead a full life, something which was cruelly taken so suddenly from you. Night night, my beautiful special boy.

– Sue Rogers, Nick Rogers' mum

Uncle and nephew appear in court charged with supermarket murder

An uncle and his nephew have appeared in court charged with the murder of Nick Rogers. Credit: Norfolk Police/ITV News Anglia

An uncle and nephew have appeared in court charged with the murder of 26-year-old Nick Rogers in a supermarket fight in Wymondham.

John Monk, 43, of Albini Way, and his nephew Lee Monk, 19, of Silfield Road, both of Wymondham, are charged with the murder of Nick Rogers on July 18 as well as affray on July 17.

Both charges relate to an incident in the Morrisons supermarket around 8pm on Monday.

Appearing at Norwich Magistrates Court via video link from Wymondham police station, the pair, both wearing dark T-shirts, were remanded back into custody.

The public gallery was packed with friends and family of the Monks, some in tears as the charges were read out.

Both men will reappear at Norwich Crown Court tomorrow (Friday July 21).

No further action will be taken against three other people arrested in connection with the incident, an 18 year-old woman and two men aged 41 and 42.


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