Chittering: Murder Police Release Images

27 January 2012, 06:00

Police investigating the murder of a Chittering pensioner have released images of four watches that were stolen from his home.

The body of 76 year old Llewelyn Thomas was discovered in his home on Ely Road on Sunday 18th December last year.

Tests found he died from head and face injuries after being assaulted.

Police believe he was killed during a burglary that went wrong.

Detectives, with the help of Mr Thomas's son, established that four distinctive watches, a black leather wallet and silver tea set were missing from his home.

Now, police have released pictures of four similar watches, in the hope of tracing them.

Detective Superintendent Jeff Hill said: "These watches are very distinctive and I would urge anyone who has been offered them for sale, or knows of their whereabouts to call police.

Mr Thomas was brutally killed in his own home and it is vitally important we catch those who are responsible."

The following description of the watches have been released by Cambridgeshire Police [pictured - below]:

  • Seiko Bell-Matic men's watch, with marks on the glass and a loose shoulder strap. It has a silver dial and a stainless silver bracelet. This was a present to his son on his 13th or 14th birthday.
  • Roamer men's watch. Rose gold in a 1940s or 50s design. It has a champagne coloured face with rose gold hands and numerals ? 12, 3, 6, 9. It has a thin dark leather strap. It was a gift to Mr Thomas from his late wife.
  • Tag Heuer watch ? kept in a leather/suedette box. This was a retirement gift and had never been worn. It has a silver and gold bracelet, two-tone satin metal and is a late 90s model with a silver or white face.
  • Breitling (copy) purchased in Thailand. Stainless steel with quartz movement.

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.

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