Cambridgeshire murder victim named by police as Peter Anderson, 46, who was ‘loved by many and will be greatly missed’

Peter Mark Anderson, 46, (pictured) has been named as the victim of the murder at Stourbridge Common

Peter Mark Anderson, 46, (pictured) has been named as the victim of the murder at Stourbridge Common, Cambridge. Picture: Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Credit: Archant

A man who died following a stabbing at Stourbridge Common, Cambridge has been named.

A post-mortem examination carried out yesterday (July 26) at Peterborough City Hospital concluded Peter Mark Anderson, 46, of Heath House in Cambridge died of stab wounds.

A statement from Mr Anderson’s partner reads: “Peter, aka Blue, was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

“I and Peter’s other loved ones would now like time to grieve in private.”

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released with no further action taken.


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A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Constabulary said: “Detectives know there were many people on, or crossing, the common at the time of the attack at about 4.15pm on Wednesday, July 25 who have not come forward.

“A police cordon remains in place at the scene today as a police team continues to carry out searches.”

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DCI Mike Branston, who is leading a team of detectives, said: “I am appealing directly to those people who were at the scene on Wednesday afternoon to get in touch because the information they provide could be the key to this investigation.

“A man has been brutally murdered and we are committed to bringing whoever attacked him to justice.

“There were some young people on the common that afternoon and cyclists passing by and I would ask anyone who was in that area, between 3.30pm and 5pm on Wednesday, to come forward and help us get justice for Peter and his loved ones.

“We are treating this attack as an isolated incident, however, there will be a police presence in the area over the weekend.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 339 of 25 July or visit: www.mipp.police.uk/operation/554. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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