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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
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