Chittering: Murder Police Quiz Drivers

16 January 2012, 17:24 | Updated: 16 January 2012, 17:44

Police investigating the murder of a pensioner in Chittering have stopped and questioned more than 1,000 drivers as they passed his home.

The body of 76 year old Llewelyn Thomas was discovered in his home just off the A10 on Sunday the 18th of December last year.

Tests found he had died from head and face injuries sustained during an assault.

Mr Thomas's silver Rover 75 estate car, which Police believe was stolen on the evening of Saturday 17th December, was discovered six miles away in Church Lane in Milton on Monday 19th December.

On Saturday (14th January) police stopped and questioned drivers between Chittering and Milton.

Detective Superintendent Jeff Hill said: "Officers stopped motorists during the evening to try and gain further details about the Rover or any information that could assist the investigation team.

We stopped more than 1000 vehicles and are now reviewing any information people were able to give us in the hope it will lead us to tracing those responsible for Llwelyn Thomas’ death."

A 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman remain on bail after begin arrested in connection with the investigation. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Major Investigations Team on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.