Peterborough: Woman Remanded Over Murders

10 May 2013, 13:21

A Peterborough woman has appeared in court accused of murdering three men found dead near Peterborough.

Joanna Dennehy, 30, is accused of three counts of murder after the bodies of Kevin Lee, 48, Lukasz Slaboszewuski, 31, and John Chapman, 56, were discovered in Cambridgeshire. 

Appearing at Cambridge Crown Court today (Friday) via video-link, Dennehy did not indicate any plea and was remanded in custody until a hearing on July 17. 

No application for bail was made. 

Mr Lee, who was found in a ditch in Newborough, Cambridgeshire, on March 30 and Mr Chapman, found at Thorney Dyke [pictured - above], Cambrdigshire, on April 3 are both said to have been killed on March 29. 

Mr Slaboszewski, also found at Thorney Dyke on April 3, is said to have been killed 10 days earlier. 

Leslie Layton, 36, of Bifield, Orton Goldhay, has been charged with perverting the course of justice in connection with the case. 

Robert Moore, 55, of Belvoir Way, Peterborough, has also been charged with assisting an offender.