Man arrested on suspicion of murder after body of man found in ditch north of Peterborough.
Peterborough: Fatal Stabbing - Man Charged
A man's appeared in court charged in connection with the murder of Kevin Lee from Peterborough.
Leslie Layton, 36, of Bifield, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, has been charged with perverting the course of justice.
He appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court this morning (Wednesday 3rd April). He's been remanded in custody to appear before Peterborough Crown Court on 10th April.
The body of Mr Lee, 48, from Fletton, Peterborough, (pictured right) was discovered in a ditch in Newborough on Saturday morning (March 30th).
He had last been seen at 2pm on Good Friday and was reported missing at 10.40pm that day.
His metallic, light blue Mondeo estate registration number Y32 OJB had been discovered burnt out near a farm in Yaxley at about 9pm the same day.
A 47-year-old man and 30-year-old woman arrested yesterday in connection with the murder remain in custody.
A 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old man also arrested in connection with the murder over the weekend have been released on bail.
The family of Kevin Lee has released a statement,
"We are devastated by Kevin's death, he was a wonderful husband, father, loving brother and son. His naturally infectious personality touched everyone who knew him. He will be hugely missed by all his friends and family. We are struggling to come to terms with our tragic loss and we ask that we are left alone to grieve in private."
Murder investigation begins after body discovered in ditch by A16 at Newborough.
Matthew Loder Jailed For 14 Years
Funding For New Cambridge, Bedford, MK, and Oxford East-West Rail And Expressway Road
County Authority Formally Votes To Back Regional Devolution Deal
20 Year Jail Terms For Double Murderers Referred To Attorney General
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.