Great Yarmouth: Third Person Admits Murder

Norfolk Police have told Heart that a third person has admitted the murder of a man in Great Yarmouth.

A third person has today, Friday 17 August 2012, admitted the murder of Derek Blake.

The body of the 44-year-old was discovered at an address in St Nicholas Road in Great Yarmouth on Thursday 24 May.

20-year-old Ricky Roys of St Nicholas Road in Yarmouth was charged with murder on Sunday 27 May, along with 42-year-old Andrew Brown and 18-year-old Helen Cooke, both also of St Nicholas Road in Yarmouth. They appeared at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court and were remanded in custody.

At a plea and case management hearing at Norwich Crown Court on Monday 6 August, Brown and Cooke pleaded guilty to murder, and today Roys entered a guilty plea. No date has yet been set for sentencing.

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