Peterborough murder charge update

4 July 2019, 17:21 | Updated: 4 July 2019, 18:17

Peterborough Cromwell

By Lillie Almond

Norwich Crown Court will be hearing the case.

46 year old Andriejus Kostiajevas of Cromwell Road in Peterborough has appeared at Huntingdon Magistrates’ today (4th July) charged with murder, attempted murder, assault causing grievous bodily harm and assault on an emergency worker.

He was kept in custody to appear at Norwich Crown Court tomorrow.


At around 6:40am on Tuesday, emergency services were called to a property in Cromwell Road in Peterborough to reports of violence.

When emergency services arrived at the scene, they discovered three people with serious injuries.

A woman in her 40s died at the scene.

A post mortem examination conducted yesterday (Wednesday 3rd July) concluded she died as a result of severe head injuries.

Another woman, who is in her 30s, and a nine year-old boy were taken to hospital with stab wounds.

The woman has been discharged, but the boy continues to receive treatment.

His injuries are not life threatening.