Man Bailed As Part Of Rikki's Murder Inquiry

20 April 2016, 19:12

A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Rikki Neave in 1994, has been released on police bail.

Detectives investigating the murder of 6 year-old Rikki arrested the man in his 30s yesterday (Tue 19th April) at an address in Peterborough, before taking him to a police station in Cambridgeshire.

This evening he was released on police bail until June 15.

Rikki was last seen leaving for school at around 9am on the morning of November 28th.

Rikki’s body was found in a wooded area of Eye Road, close to Willoughby Court at 12:05pm the following day - five minutes’ walk from his house in the Welland Estate.

A post mortem examination concluded that Rikki had died after being strangled.

In June last year (2015), officers from the three-force Major Crime Unit relaunched the investigation into Rikki’smurder with a team of dedicated officers and specialists assigned.