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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.


Appeal after woman dies in A11 Wymondham crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a collision on the A11 at Wymondham yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened shortly after 3.50pm on the Norwich-bound carriageway just before the turning for the B1135 at Wymondham.

A silver Fiat Fiorino van was involved in a collision with red and black Case Quadtrack tractor which was towing ploughing equipment. Both vehicles were travelling towards Norwich.

Emergency services attended the scene but the driver of the van, a woman in her 20s, died at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out and re-opened at about 8.45pm.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on101.

Train services expected to be disrupted all day

The derailed train at Wymondham Credit: Tony Aldous

Train operator Abellio Greater Anglia says services between Norwich and Cambridge and Peterborough are likely to be disrupted until the end of the today.

The problems follow the derailment of a freight train at Wymondham earlier today.

Services are currently beginning and terminating at Thetford with a bus service on to Norwich. But it's adding an hour to journey times.

Train operator says services will be disrupted for the rest of the day. Credit: PA
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