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Man arrested in East Harling murder enquiry

Detectives investigating the murder of an elderly man near East Harling have this morning (Saturday 12 August) arrested a man from the local area.   83 year old Peter Wrighton, from Banham, was found dead in woodland near East Harling last Saturday morning (5 August 2017). A Home Office post mortem examination concluded Peter died as a result of  multiple stab wounds to his neck and head.   The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being held in police custody. Enquiries are continuing regarding the incident and detectives ask that anyone...

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Detectives pledge to ‘explore all avenues’ in murder enquiry – East Harling

This photo from Norfolk Constabulary shows the layout of the murder scene –<xx>– Detectives leading the investigation into Peter Wrighton’s murder have pledged that they will be ‘exploring all avenues’ in their bid to find out what happened to him. The search continues after Peter’s body was found at 10.45am on Saturday 5 August 2017 in woodland area near to the five ways junction in East Harling. Detective Superintendent Andy Smith said:” We have already heard from more than 220 people but we will be exploring all avenues in our enquiries and we are still keen to hear from...

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Norwich Eye reviews Dreamboats and Petticoats at the Theatre Royal

Norwich Eye caught up with Norman and Sue taking time out together in Ed’s Diner in Chapelfield! photo © The Eye Snapper Forty-six songs in under two hours? Can’t be done.  I mean, even if they were really bright and shiny and quick and poppy, surely…  Of course, the songs were short and snappy in those days. Nothing over three minutes, many a lot less. But we remember every single one of them, and sing along, even if we pretend not to.  These are the jukebox songs from the decade that invented the teenager. The clouds of war and...

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Detectives believe public could hold key – Murder investigation

An aerial shot of the murder site – photo supplied by Norfolk Constabulary   As the investigation continues into the murder of an 83-year-old in East Harling detectives are appealing to members of the public for their help. The initial call to police was made at approximately 10.45am on Saturday 5 August 2017 after the body of a man was discovered in woodland near the Fiveways Junction. The Home Office post mortem examination, carried out on Sunday (6 August) concluded that the victim, who was from the local area walking his two dogs, died from multiple stab wounds to...

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Policing commander reassures residents following murder – East Harling

Norfolk’s County Policing Commander has moved to reassure residents around increased local patrols as enquiries continue into the East Harling murder investigation. A member of the public made the initial call to police at approximately 10.45am on Saturday 5 August 2017 after the body of a man was discovered in woodland near the Fiveways Junction. The Home Office post mortem examination, carried out yesterday afternoon, Sunday 6 August, concluded that the victim, an 83-year-old family man from the local area who was out walking his two dogs at the time, died from multiple stab wounds to his neck and...

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