Cambs police identify Peterborough murder victim; four teenagers still in custody

10:35 29 May 2014

Archant

A man whose death in Peterborough is being treated as murder has been identified by police.

The body of Michael Green, 23, of Muskham, Bretton, Peterborough, was found in an underpass near Tyesdale, Bretton, shortly after 1.20am yesterday.

Three boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, and a 16-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Mr Green’s body was discovered by a dog walker and within a short time forensics officers were at the scene and a police cordon thrown round a local bus stop.

Initially police described the death as unexplained but only later, once the results of a post mortem were known, did it get treated as a murder investigation.

More news stories

ANDREW CHARALAMBOUS

UKIP Parliamentary candidate Andrew Charalambous apologised today for an election flyer that used an image of a poppy.

Ruth Neave and her husband Gary

A cold case review team looking at the murder 20 years ago of six year-old Rikki Neave has delayed publishing its initial findings because of the volume of documents it has been examining.

Yesterday, 10:42

Arsonists set fire to two bins in Little Thetford, on Thursday night.

Yesterday, 08:00

Witchford could become the latest parish to set up a community land trust – giving villagers the power to develop housing and infrastructure.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition