Police Search For Missing Body Parts After Peterborough Suitcase Murder

8 June 2015, 12:28 | Updated: 8 June 2015, 12:30

Detectives investigating the death of a woman whose torso was found in a suitcase are searching for missing body parts.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the find in a house in Peterborough on Friday and remains in custody.

Officers were called to a property in Mayor's Walk just after 12.30pm on Friday, when the body was discovered in a suitcase.

A post-mortem examination on the body of the victim, which was missing its head, arms and legs, has begun at Peterborough City Hospital.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: ``Forensic examination of the property is continuing today.

``Detectives are still making inquiries to positively identify the victim and find the missing body parts.

``The murder is being treated as an isolated incident and a dedicated team has been set up to investigate.''

Anyone with information should contact the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire major crime unit on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555111.