Police issue appeal for missing weapon in Denbigh murder

Coroner confirmed Laura Stuart died from stab wounds. Credit: North Wales Police

Police have issued an appeal for the missing weapon used in connection with the murder of Laura Jayne Stuart in Denbigh.

The weapon used in the murder is yet to be found. It is believed to be a kitchen knife with a 5” blade. The public are being urged to contact North Wales Police to contact them immediately if they come across it.

They are asking the public to be particularly vigilant in the immediate area of Love Lane Denbigh and en-route to, and around, Denbigh Castle.

Laura Jayne Stuart, 33, was killed in Denbigh from stab wounds in the early hours of Saturday August 12.

We are asking anyone in the immediate area of Love Lane Denbigh and en-route to, and around, Denbigh Castle to check any outbuildings, gardens, and bins for any trace of the knife and to contact Police immediately if one is found but to leave it for officers to recover.

I’m also asking those living, or who have business premises, in that part of Denbigh and have CCTV to check for any suspicious activity during the early hours of Saturday 12th August, particularly around 4am.

We are asking anyone in the immediate area of Love Lane Denbigh and en-route to, and around, Denbigh Castle to check any outbuildings, gardens, and bins for any trace of the knife and to contact Police immediately if one is found but to leave it for officers to recover.

SENIOR INVESTIGATING OFFICER DCI NEIL HARRISON

Police Family Liaison Officers are continuing to support Laura’s family as the investigation continues.